A deeply polarised US electorate has given the country its first transgender state senator and its first black gay congressman — but also its first lawmaker to have openly supported the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory. McBride, a former spokesperson for the LGBTQ advocacy group Human Rights Campaign, was a trainee in the White House during the Obama administration and became the first trans person to speak at a major political convention when she addressed Democrats in Philadelphia in With each barrier broken comes more trans people inspired to do the same. Even pro-equality states like Vermont need trans voices in government. The Democrat Mondaire Jones , another black gay candidate for Congress, was declared later on Wednesday the winner of his race and will follow Torres into the House.
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It met every Monday that spring and was predominately attended by men. In the fall they became recognized as the Carolina Gay Association, having encountered little resistance from administrators. CGA meetings were held on the first Monday of the month in Craig. Consciousness raising groups met each Tuesday evening in the Lutheran Student Center and coffeehouses were held there on some Fridays. The Social Action Committee was formed in and staged an informational picket when two men were kicked out of the He's Not Here bar in September for dancing together.
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The legislation , passed to almost entirely along party lines, stands little chance of drawing enough Republican support in the Senate to advance, at least in its current form. It was the second time the Democratic-led House had passed the measure, known as the Equality Act, which seeks to amend the Civil Rights Act of to add explicit bans on discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in both public and private spaces. The passage of the legislation came as a broader fight over transgender rights played out on Capitol Hill, with Republicans attacking transgender people and Democrats insisting they warranted the same civil rights protections afforded to anyone else. Rachel Levine , a pick for a top health post who would be the first transgender woman to be confirmed by the Senate, at a hearing to consider her nomination.