Danica Roem will become first openly trans legislator after stomping her opponent
09 November, 2017, 01:56 | Author: Tina Rodriquez
If Tuesday night is a precursor for the future, expect more LGBTQ people to run for office - and win handily.
Danica Roem defeated incumbent Bob Marshall in the race for Virginia's 13th District House of Delegates seat, becoming the state's first openly transgender elected official. Bob Marshall, one of Virginia's longest-serving and most socially conservative lawmakers. In January 2017, Marshall proposed legislation regulating access to bathrooms for transgender individuals similar to a controversial North Carolina law. The Washington Post reports that Danica Roem, a 33-year-old Democratic candidate whose résumé includes journalism experience as well as the lead-singer position in the metal band Cab Ride Home, has unseated 25-year incumbent Robert G. Marshall after a deeply personal campaign that was treated as a referendum on everything from local traffic to national gender norms.
Marshall, author of Virginia's "bathroom bill", a measure that would have restricted the bathrooms transgender people can use, thanked his longtime supporters in a statement on Facebook. Roem askedNoisey in the midst of her campaign.
"No matter what you look like, where you come from, how you worship or who you love, if you have good public policy ideas, if you're qualified for office, you have every right to bring your ideas to the table", she said.
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Andrea Jenkins has just made history becoming the first trans woman of color in the United States to be elected to public office. Her goal is to create records of the experiences of transgender and gender non-conforming people for historians.
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