Stories tagged with “Kyrsten Sinema”
Kyrsten Sinema To Be Congress’s First Openly Bi Lawmaker |
Today, the Associated Press called Kyrsten Sinema (D) winner of her Arizona Congressional race, making her the first openly bisexual member of Congress. She is also only the second LGBT woman elected to Congress after Senator-elect Tammy Baldwin (D-WI). Sinema joins other history-maker Mark Tokano (D-CA) as part of what will be Congress’s largest LGBT delegation ever.
Victory For Mark Takano, Congress’s First Gay Person Of Color |
Mark Takano (D) has declared victory in his California Congressional race that had earlier been too close to call. Not only does Takano join the largest delegation of openly LGBT members of Congress ever, but he also makes history as Congress’s first-ever openly LGBT person of color. The only out candidate whose race remains to be called is that of Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), who is poised to become the first openly bi member of Congress.