Ed Murray is the second openly gay person in U.S. history to head a state senate.
Citizens in both Salina and Hutchinson voted to rescind the gay-inclusive ordinances their cities had adopted this year.
Votes are still being counted in the state, but they're mostly from heavily Democratic areas.
In another of many history-making victories in Tuesday’s election, New Hampshire has voted in its first openly transgender legislator.
Exit polls have a lot to say about the role LGBT issues played in the election.
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.