No Republican had ever been tested at the polls in a reelection after having supported marriage equality.
Another former campaign worker has accused Carl DeMaio of sexual harassment. Meanwhile, DeMaio has blocked the reporter who broke the story from his Twitter feed.
Commenters are differing on whether it was appropriate for Williams to speculate on a possible gender transition by the former Olympian, and a misquote has added fuel to the fire.
'We want to see healthy, funny, sexy, productive, life-loving trans guys,' says comedian Ian Harvie. 'We've all been starving for those characters that we can personally relate to.'
New York's former City Council speaker Christine Quinn is using her experience as a lesbian and a woman in politics by leading a new party.