But wait, there’s more good news! A huge congratulations Tammy Baldwin!
In a significant first, the US has elected its first openly gay senator yesterday – more information is available here.
This is in addition to all the other events that have happened around the world in recent days, see our post yesterday for a recap of events in Spain, the US and New Zealand.
It’s onwards and upwards from here.
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