Tammy Baldwin born Harris Wofford born Too often, our society seeks to label people by pinning them on the wall - straight, gay or in between. Retrieved 23 January
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Three and a half years after his near-fatal car crash is Sen. First openly gay or lesbian person to be elected to the Senate .
Though Baldwin's sexual orientation makes her victory notable, it rarely came up during the campaign, unless it was called a nonissue. Died of complications due to AIDS     .
There has never been an openly transgender member of congress. Senate race - Chicago Tribune".