Advocates say it's necessary to protect performers from STIs, but the industry cites a low incidence of such infections.
Angus King, the popular former governor, will replace retiring Republican moderate Olympia Snowe.
Mark Grisanti, one of four Republican state senators who backed marriage equality legislation last year, won his race for reelection, while Stephen Saland appeared to be losing.
Kyrsten Sinema, who could become the first openly bisexual candidate elected to Congress, said her lead in the hotly contested race in Arizona appears to be “growing.”
Riverside, California educator and GSA adviser Mark Takano has won his race against Republican opponent John Tavaglione for the newly-created 41st Congressional District, according to
Justice David Wiggins, who joined the unanimous marriage equality ruling in 2009, survived a campaign to recall him.