First Openly Transgender Person Elected to U.S. State Legislature
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From the LeftDanica Roem of Virginia to be first openly transgender person elected, seated in a U.S. statehouse
Virginia’s most socially conservative state lawmaker was ousted from office Tuesday by Danica Roem, a Democrat who will be one of the nation’s first openly transgender elected officials and who embodies much of what Del. Robert G. Marshall fought against in Richmond.
From the RightDanica Roem to be Virginia's first transgender state lawmaker, unseating bathroom bill sponsor
Democrat Danica Roem has been elected Virginia's first openly transgender lawmaker, defeating an incumbent candidate who sponsored an anti-transgender bathroom bill.
From the LeftVirginia elects its first openly transgender delegate to state House
Democrat Danica Roem, a former journalist, defeated incumbent Republican candidate Del. Bob Marshall Tuesday to become the first openly transgender elected official in Virginia.