This Is How a Supposedly Radical Lesbian Wins in Congress
November 06 2012 11:30 PM ET November 06 2012 11:27 PM ET

This Is How a ‘Radical Lesbian’ Won

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Tammy Baldwin was called a “radical lesbian” in her quest for a seat in the U.S. Senate. Turns out Wisconsin voters didn't take the bait.

David Cicilline Reelected in Rhode Island
November 06 2012 11:21 PM ET

Cicilline, R.I.'s Gay Congressman, Reelected

Neal Broverman

The Democrat won reelection in Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District after a vicious race with challenger Brendan Doherty.

Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill Beats Antigay Todd Akin in Missouri
November 06 2012 11:15 PM ET

Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill Beats Antigay Todd Akin in Missouri

Trudy Ring

Akin shocked voters with his comments about 'legitimate rape,' but he also said marriage equality threatens the traditional family.

Elizabeth Warren Wins And Sends Sometimes Ally Scott Brown Packing
November 06 2012 11:04 PM ET

Elizabeth Warren Wins; Sometimes Ally Scott Brown Sent Packing

Lucas Grindley

Massachusetts voters returned a Democrat to the Senate, and at the same time sent home a Republican who had at times sided with LGBT Americans.

Republican Who Broke With Her Party on DOMA Loses Election
November 06 2012 9:55 PM ET

Republican Who Broke With Her Party on DOMA Loses Election

Lucas Grindley

The Democrat, Chris Murphy, has won his quest for Connecticut's open seat in the U.S. Senate.

Republican Defeats Antigay Democrat in Tennessee US Senate Race
November 06 2012 9:32 PM ET

Republican Defeats Antigay Dem for Tenn. Senate Seat

Trudy Ring

Incumbent Bob Corker defeats disowned Democrat Mark Clayton.

Exit Poll Shows Latino Voters Go Big for Marriage Equality
November 06 2012 9:24 PM ET

Exit Poll Shows Latino Voters Go Big for Marriage Equality

Lucas Grindley

After President Obama announced his support for marriage equality in May, politi

Chris Matthews Says Governor Chris Christie Was Left at the Altar in a Gay Marriage With Romney
November 06 2012 8:07 PM ET

Was Chris Christie Left at the Altar in a Gay Marriage With Romney?

Lucas Grindley

MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews explains Mitt Romney's expected slump at the polls with a same-sex marriage metaphor, notes BuzzFeed.

Check Here for Updates on LGBT Races to Watch
November 06 2012 6:37 PM ET November 12 2012 4:13 PM ET

Election Results: LGBT Races to Watch

Michelle Garcia

It was truly a landslide for equality all across the country, including wins at the ballot box for marriage equality, the first gay U.S. senator, and a new generation of representatives in Congress.

Stuff to Look at While You Wait for Results
November 06 2012 4:51 PM ET

Stuff to Look at While You Wait for Results

Advocate.com Editors

All revved up waiting for the numbers to come in? Us too. Here are some images we swiped from our Facebook friends, coworkers, blogs, and worse.

MLK Goddaughter Donzaleigh Abernathy Pleads for Marriage Equality
November 06 2012 3:06 PM ET

MLK Goddaughter Donzaleigh Abernathy Pleads for Marriage Equality

Neal Broverman

Donzaleigh Abernathy, the daughter of civil rights activists Ralph and Juanita Jones Abernathy and goddaughter of the Rev.

Antigay Group in Maine Caught Posting Vile and Homphobic Rant
November 06 2012 2:59 PM ET

Antigay Group in Maine Caught Posting Vile, Homophobic Rant

Lucas Grindley

The group opposing marriage equality in Maine has removed a vile rant posted on its website just as voters headed to the polls, according to ThinkProgress.

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