Study: 97 Percent of Legislators Who Supported Marriage Equality Win Reelection
A new study by Third Way, the Washington, D.C.-based public policy think tank, and Freedom to Marry debunks a political scare tactic promoted by anti-gay activists: that legislators will lose their seats for supporting marriage equality.
Kyrsten Sinema Strengthens Lead, Will Become First Bisexual Federal Lawmaker
Arizona State Representative Kyrsten Sinema will become the first bisexual federal lawmaker in the nation's history. Sinema has expanded her lead in her race for the U.S. Congress to the point where it will be insurmountable for her opponent, Vernon Parker, reports Associated Press.
Religion News Summary: Hurricanes Are Not Caused by Marriage Equality Elections
After Hurricane Sandy (which was totally not God’s punishment for marriage equality), the LGBT Religion News Summary is back, featuring the election, gay Muslims around the world, and Bishop Gene Robinson.
LGBT Equality Even More Visible After the Election
Over the coming days and weeks, pundits will be exploring what the 2012 election meant. One thing that is certain, the election demonstrated the days of LGBT people being invisible, or worse, a wedge issue, are over.
BREAKING: Washington Elects for Marriage Equality
With enough ballots counted to make it official, Washington State has become one of the first three states to approve marriage equality through a voter referendum.
GLAAD celebrates LGBT victories across the country
GLAAD is rejoicing for the gains made for LGBT Americans in this election. Wins in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, (almost Washington), LGBT and allied candidates across the country.
Unprecedented Black and Latino Support for Marriage Expected on Election Day
For citizens who are casting votes today in four states – Maryland, Maine, Minnesota and Washington – there is a chance that at least one of those contests will make history as it becomes the first in the nation where voters approve marriage equality at the ballot box and for the first time, minority voters may tip the balance in favor of marriage equality.