We're just too sensitive, according to state Rep. Ralph Watts, recently accused of using the derogatory term "red rider" to describe a gay man.
Rep. Ted Lieu, who was born in Taiwan, replied to the Iowa congressman's remark about "somebody else's babies" with a photograph of his children, captioned: "These are my two babies."
Courtney Graham claims she was forced to resign because she's a lesbian.
The three up for retention this year are in a different environment than those voted out in 2010, a year after the state's marriage equality ruling.
Rep. Steve King of Iowa has proposed restricting transgender people on Capitol Hill from using bathrooms matching their gender identity.
The Associated Press named the former secretary of State the victor in what was called the closest race in the Democratic caucus's history.
Let's admire the bumper crop of scary figures the Iowa presidential caucus has cultivated over the years.