Progressive transgender politicians are seeking office all over the nation, from New York to Virginia to Minnesota to California.
Leo Varadkar was elected leader of the nation's governing party, and as such he will become prime minister.
For each of the last eight years, President Obama proclaimed June as LGBT Pride Month. His successor can't be bothered.
Leo Varadkar could become Europe's second sitting openly gay leader, joining Luxembourg's Xavier Bettel.
Republican Greg Gianforte won Thursday's special congressional election in Montana, one day after being charged with assualting a reporter.
Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs says Greg Gianforte body-slammed him because he didn't like a question.