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 started blogging with Feministing in 2008, and now runs partnerships and strategy as a co-Executive Director. She is also the Director of Youth Engagement at Women Deliver, where she promotes meaningful youth engagement in international development efforts, including through running the award-winning Women Deliver Young Leaders Program. Lori was formerly the Director of Global Communications at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and has also worked at the United Nations Foundation on the Secretary-General's flagship Every Woman Every Child initiative, and at the International Women’s Health Coalition and Human Rights Watch. As a leading voice on women’s rights issues, Lori frequently consults, speaks and publishes on feminism, activism and movement-building. A graduate of Harvard University, Lori has been named to The Root 100 list of the most influential African Americans in the United States, and to Forbes Magazine‘s list of the “30 Under 30” successful mediamakers. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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

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