This is the first time in American history that four LGBT people are running to become governor of a state.
A third lesbian has entered the race to become governor of a state. Actress Cynthia Nixon officially launched her campaign to become the new governor of New York.
Several months ago we saw that a lesbian sheriff was a candidate for the governorship of Texas. Know that a former lesbian pastor is also running to become the new governor of Arizona.
An extraordinary phenomenon is happening in Texas! 35 LGBT people are expected to run for public office in Texas according to OutSmart. This is a record of LGBT candidates in an election cycle!
The most notable candidate is Guadalupe “Lupe” Valdez, a 70-year-old lesbian sheriff who is running to become the new Governor of Texas.
It seems that Pat McCrory, governor of North Carolina who had signed into law HB2 preventing transgender people from using the bathrooms corresponding to their gender, was not re-elected. I am cautious at the moment because the results remain to be confirmed and there are only a few votes of difference between him and the Democrat candidate Roy Cooper.
It is finally confirmed, Salt Lake City has elected an openly lesbian mayor for the first time! Congratulations to Jackie Biskupski who won a historic victory here!
Whereas Jean-Louis Borlo, who supports gay marriage, announced that he would not be candidate to the presidential elections of 2012 in France, it would seem François Hollande, another candidate, is not so supporting gay marriage and adoption for gay and lesbian couples such as he said it.
How is this possible that New York Democrats did not choose Christine Quinn as candidate for Mayor even though, since the beginning, all the polls always showed that she would beat her adversaries and would become the first lesbian Mayor?
Conservative party of the Erie County decided to support a Democrat and not Republican Mark Grisanti to the senatorial because he voted last year for New York marriage equality.
Following their elections as homecoming king and queen, Rebeca Arellano and Haileigh Adams are now facing homophobe mails.