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Danica Roem: Trans Metalhead, Stepmom, State Representative

Politics  

We are in awe of Danica Roem! The first openly transgender state official in U.S. history has a fascinating life story. In addition to being a journalist (a seven-time Virginia Press Association award winner) prior to winning a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates and defeating Republican incumbent Robert Marshall, Roem is the vocalist…

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Palm Springs Elects 100% LGBTQ Council

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Anti-Trump folks had a breath of fresh oxygen after Tuesday’s election night, with Democrats dominating the wins and some historical LGBTQ victories throughout the nation. The city of Palm Springs, too, had a contest, with voters electing Lisa Middleton, a transgender woman, and Christy Holstege, a millennial woman identifying as bisexual. The existing city council…

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Election Results Ride a Blue Wave, Flipping Both Birds Toward Trump

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Tuesday night’s election results were a big surprise, not just because there were Democrat gubernatorial winners in Virginia and New Jersey. Expectations were hopeful, but returns proved a wide victory margin. Philip Murphy won the New Jersey race by 13.3 percentage points. Chris Christie is over. In Virginia, pediatrician Ralph Northam won by nearly 9…

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Trans Woman And Democrats Win, Yuge Rebuke To Trump Agenda

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In an historic win, a transgender woman unseated a conservative extremist, while two other Democrats captured governorships in New Jersey and Virginia. Election results were a stunning rebuke to Trump and his yugely unpopular presidency. Democrat Danica Roem beat Republican incumbent Bob Marshall, making history by becoming America’s first openly transgender state legislator. Marshall had…

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