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Gov. Winsome Sears refers to transgender Senator as ‘sir’ on the floor, and all hell breaks loose

Posted on AllSides February 27th, 2024
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Virginia Lieutenant Governor Winsome Earle-Sears spoke to the legislature about “respect and dignity” after a state senator walked out of the chamber during a session. That senator was Democrat Danica A. Roem, 39, who became the first transgender member of the House of Delegates upon being elected in 2017. Roem’s exit came after being referred to as “sir” by Earle-Sears during an exchange about the number of votes needed to pass a new bill. “Madame President, how many votes would it take to pass this bill with the emergency clause?”...

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