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Meet the gay man who will be Tennessee's first out LGBTQ+ school board member

Posted on AllSides May 14th, 2024
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Democrat Zach Young is slated to become the first out LGBTQ+ school board member in Tennessee. Young, 32, is running unopposed for his seat in the state's third district, solidifying his spot in history. The politician previously served as a Goodlettsville City Commissioner since 2012, and was a member of the Metro Council from 2019 to 2023. Young lost his seat to Jennifer Frensley Webb in the August general election after his district was rezoned to include more Republican voters. Young recently told Axios that he was motivated to run...

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