Stephen Skinner, an out gay member of the House of Delegates, was trying to move up to the state Senate.
Here's a look at the mood in the historic neighborhood as people headed to the polls.
Steinem is with the candidate who "absolutely stands for the whole idea of equality."
He's not Bernie or Bust.
Share the joy and pain as the night went on, and then closed up before a winner could be named.
The race saw controversy when Republican Kirk was endorsed the the Human Rights Campaign, which revoked its backing due to his racist remark in a debate.
The anti-LGBT Florida senator lives to see another term.