Adam228 saidWe elect politicians to represent on ALL of our issues. I don't vote for people who are anti-gay, and I shouldn't expect other people to vote for my candidate just because he's gay.
I want to elect officials because I support their position on a wide range of issues, and if they happen to be gay that is a plus.
I don't think most people appreciate the immense political power the gay community has managed to garner. It is strongly disproportionate to our size in the population... We are a very very small minority.
1 openly gay Senator ( Tammy Baldwin) out of 100 Senators
6 openly gay or bisexual House Representatives out of 435 Representatives (Mark Takano, Sean Patrick Maloney, Kyrsten Sinema, David Cicilline, Jared Polis, Mark Pocan).
That's only 7 people in Congress out of 535.