They will become the first queer Muslim elected official in the state of Georgia’s history, and the second Iranian-American serving in Atlanta.
Graham claimed the potential passing of the Equality Act would be “dangerous” and would “vastly alter the America that we leave for our children and grandchildren.”
Billy Porter reminds us that LGBTQ people made the difference in the election. But the work’s not done yet.
See GLAAD’s new Billy Porter-narrated video, detailing how organizers and voters changed the election, on LGBTQ Nation first.
Record turnout in early voting for the two Senate seats may be a good sign for Democrats.
Her opponent in the special run-off election is Rev. Raphael Warnock. He is an ardent supporter of LGBTQ rights.