• (WB) The first openly transgender person elected to the Uruguay Senate told the Washington Blade on Oct. 24 she feels “very honored” to have made history in the South American country.

  • MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) - Tabare Vazquez easily won Uruguay's presidential election on Sunday, returning to power a left-leaning coalition that has helped legalize gay marriage and moved to create the world's first state-run marijuana marketplace.