Election

GLAAD partners with MTV to launch Elect This

MTV launched Elect This, a campaign to help its audience connect with the issues that matter to them in an election season dominated by personalities over policy, and scandal over substance.

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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.

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November 12, 2012

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.

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November 20, 2012

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.

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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.

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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.

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November 7, 2012

Pastor Joseph Tolton Weighs in On Marriage Equality Success in Maryland

Pastor Joseph Tolton discussion marriage equality victory in Maryland and building community within the black community by fostering new conversations about sexuality.

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November 7, 2012

Historic Election Night for LGBT Americans

A truly incredible day for supporters of the LGBT community, as LGBT candidates and issues emerged victorious in state after state yesterday.

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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.

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