More than 100 openly gay candidates won election to public offices across the United States on Tuesday.
On a national level, six and as many as seven openly LGBT candidates are headed to Congress, including Wisconsin Senator-elect Tammy Baldwin, the first openly gay member of the U.S. Senate.
“This wasn’t incremental progress. This was a breathtaking leap forward,” said Chuck Wolfe, president and CEO of the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, a group which supports openly gay candidates. Full story here!