Tammy Baldwin

Find out the latest news about Tammy Baldwin, who made LGBT history in 2012 by becoming the first openly gay U.S. Senator, in addition to her distinction being the first openly gay politician elected to the House of Representatives. Learn more about the Smith College graduate and Democrat from Wisconsin, who is considered one of the most liberal members of Congress. Learn about Tammy Baldwin’s voting record and her work toward advancing the causes of women’s and LGBT rights in the United States.

The nation's first openly gay senator has a message for the Republican speaker of the House.

November 07 2013 3:40 PM

Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa said ENDA's passage would make this "an uplifting week," amid comments from several senators on both sides of the aisle in support of the legislation.

November 05 2013 4:23 PM Updated

The nation's first openly gay Senator took to the Senate floor this afternoon to deliver an impassioned speech in support of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

November 04 2013 5:07 PM

The Democratic senator from Wisconsin and the Maine Republican are among the bipartisan sponsors in both chambers of Congress who’ve signed on to support the Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2013.

September 19 2013 3:12 PM