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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 senators’ call comes as other countries lift deferral periods on blood donations by queer men —France and Greece did so this week.

January 13 2022 3:56 PM

Senator Baldwin is the first out LGBTQ+ person elected to the U.S. Senate.

October 05 2021 4:40 PM

The out senator says Trump will create more strife in a state still reeling from the police shooting of Jacob Blake. 

September 01 2020 1:33 PM

The final night of the Democratic National Convention struck a note of LGBTQ+ inclusion.

August 20 2020 11:01 PM

Pete Buttigieg, Tammy Baldwin, Danica Roem, and others are scheduled to appear.

August 17 2020 5:36 PM

Baldwin made the comment in response to a query by Whoopi Goldberg on The View.

June 25 2020 8:47 PM

Baldwin is the latest of many prominent LGBTQ pols to endorse Biden, and she's one from a key swing state, Wisconsin.

April 15 2020 8:00 AM