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List of first openly LGBT politicians in the United States
Here are the LGBTQ+ senators and legislators who made history in the US election
They grew up poor in single-parent households, 31 miles apart, both spending years grappling with their identities. It was roughly when Ritchie Torres came out to a gay high school teacher, not an easy feat, he recalled, for a Bronx teenager raised in New York City public housing. Raised in the Baptist church, Mr. Jones believed that if he acted upon his feelings, he might go to hell. That will change in January, when Mr.
Here are the LGBTQ+ senators and legislators who made history in the 2020 US election
Both New Yorkers will enter the House in January. In June, Jones won the primary to replace retiring Rep. Decision Desk HQ declared that both men will win those races Tuesday night. To help keep this news free, become a member.
By Zoya Raza-Sheikh. Our team was led by a Black woman. It was anchored by women and women of color. We won because we defined ourselves for ourselves.