Last week’s national election included more than 600 out LGBTQ candidates and dozens won their seat. A transgender woman was elected to the U.S. Senate, a gender non-binary woman of color was a state seat, and an out lesbian will become a county sheriff in Ohio beating the man who fired her allegedly because she was gay.
Voters in Nevada made same-sex marriage a right in their state Constitution.
California Senator Scott Wiener and Assembly Member Evan Low, two out gay men, won re-election to their state office.
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(Photo: Sheriff-Elect Charmaine McGuffey - Charmaine Mcguffey For Sheriff/Facebook)