"I never thought, as a newly sworn-in Congressman, that I would live through a violent assault on the US Capitol," said the first-time elected official, Rep. Ritchie Torres.
This Florida State Representative is on a mission to protect LGBTQ marriage from a conservative Supreme Court majority.
Gov.-elect Pedro Pierluisi has tried to distance himself from the anti-LGBTQ views of his party, but it remains to be seen if he will make curbing anti-LGBTQ discrimination and hate crimes a priority.
The federal government has been called out for sponsoring "taxpayer-paid hate," and letting millions of Americans and small businesses suffer while helping hate groups.
These beautiful gifts will delight your loved ones as well as help organizations you love to support, from Black Lives Matter and No Kid Hungry to St. Jude Hospital and Animal Rescue.
These LGBTQ landmark wins across the nation included the first transgender person to be elected to the Senate.
"My story is the story of The Bronx. It's a story of struggle. But it's also a story of overcoming. And that's the story of America," Torres told The Americano.