Last night's election was a BIG deal! A LOT of major social progress just happened and will CONTINUE to happen over the course of the next four years, if not more. The voters made history last night, and for that, I'm VERY proud of my country. Here's a quick recap of what happened.
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President Barack Obama got re-elected.
Romney gave a surprisingly graceful concession speech.
Obama gave an AWESOME and INSPIRING acceptance speech.
California voted YES on Proposition 30.
The Castro District of San Francisco celebrated last night.
And we had reason to celebrate. Huge milestones were marked for the LGBT community.
Three out of the four states voting on marriage equality said YES!
There is a lesbian in the Senate!
Texas, of all states, made history yesterday as well on the LGBT equality front.
Colorado and Washington said yes to legalizing marijuana.
We have a record number of women in Senate!