What we missed: favorite post-election images edition

It’s been a big day. Frankly, we’re all experiencing a bit of election fatigue and are somewhat tired of reading election-related news and analysis (although there is plenty of great stuff out there). Instead, here are some of our favorite images from the post-election news cycle!

The Obamas take a victory lap on election night 2012. Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images.

Beyonce celebrates the victory with a saucy if short-lived (it was quickly taken down) post on her Tumblr.

Celebrating. Via.

More celebrating from the First couple. Via. (Update: this image has now  beenproclaimed “social media’s most-shared image ever”!)

An emotional couple celebrating the defeat of a Minnesota Marriage amendment that would have banned gay marriage. Via.

‘Nuff said. Via.

Image via longtime commenter Sam Lindsay-Levine

For more amazing election-related images, check out Ann’s GIF roundup and or try this Tumblr.

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Lori Adelman is a writer and advocate focusing on race, gender, and sexual and reproductive rights. In addition to serving as an Executive Director at Feministing, Lori is the Director of Global Communications at Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Lori has previously worked at the United Nations Foundation, the International Women’s Health Coalition, and Human Rights Watch, and has written for a host of print and digital properties including Rookie Magazine, The Grio, and the New York Times Magazine. She regularly appears on radio and television, and has spoken at college campuses across the U.S. about topics like the politics of black hair, transnational movement building, and the undercover feminism of Nicki Minaj. In 2014, she was named to The Root 100 list of the nation's most influential African Americans, and to the Forbes Magazine list of the "30 Under 30" successful people in media.

Lori Adelman is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Partnerships.

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