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LGBT Native American Sharice Davids makes history with Kansas House win

LGBT Native American Sharice Davids makes history with Kansas House win
- Kansas Democrat Sharice Davids made history on Tuesday by becoming not only the state's first openly gay woman of Congress but also the first ...

Minorities, LGBT make history in 2018 midterms

Minorities, LGBT make history in 2018 midterms
- Congress will see its first Native American and Muslim women. And Colorado elected the nation's first openly gay governor during the 2018 midterms.

Jared Polis Is First Openly Gay Man to Be Elected Governor in US

Jared Polis Is First Openly Gay Man to Be Elected Governor in US
- Colorado Democrat Jared Polis will be the first openly gay man elected governor in United States history—and only the second out LGBT person to ...

How the midterms made history: Numerous firsts emerge from Election Night results

How the midterms made history: Numerous firsts emerge from Election Night results
- The midterms saw an unprecedented number of female candidates, first-time candidates and LGBT candidates for office. At least 244 lesbian, gay, ...

Once the infamous anti-LGBT 'hate state,' Colorado elects first openly gay governor

Once the infamous anti-LGBT 'hate state,' Colorado elects first openly gay governor
- Since the early 1990s, Colorado has played a key role in the battle for LGBT rights. The state was dubbed the “hate state” due to a controversial 1992 ...

Midterms deliver crop of barrier-breaking victors from LGBT winners to record numbers of women

Midterms deliver crop of barrier-breaking victors from LGBT winners to record numbers of women
- A swath of candidates broke down barriers with victories in Tuesday's midterm elections -- sending seismic shifts through the halls of Congress and ...

Rainbow crosswalks installed downtown to honor Milwaukee's LGBT community

Rainbow crosswalks installed downtown to honor Milwaukee's LGBT community
- Milwaukee joins dozens of communities worldwide who have established permanent and visible tribute to their local LGBT communities. Milwaukee ...

Boy Erased an Affecting, Vital LGBT Drama

Boy Erased an Affecting, Vital LGBT Drama
- Conversion or reparative therapy describes an attempt to alter or reverse the sexuality of a LGBT-identifying individual. Historically, it is rooted in a ...

Georgia school probes racist slur displayed by marching band

Georgia school probes racist slur displayed by marching band
- Ford says two of the students are African-American, one is Asian and one is ... High school halftime show included racially insensitive term???

Have all our short-term mission trips to Latin America shaped our response to the migrant 'caravan'?

Have all our short-term mission trips to Latin America shaped our response to the migrant 'caravan'?
- Furthermore, 59 percent of all STM trips were to Latin America. ... their lives – walking from gangs, drugs, poverty and death at an unnatural early age.

Midterm elections set stage for series of historic firsts

Midterm elections set stage for series of historic firsts
African-American governors .... Kate Brown, who identifies as bisexual, is already the first openly LGBT person to be elected governor. Former New ...

Latino turnout will be a 'marker for 2020,' says Dem strategist

Latino turnout will be a 'marker for 2020,' says Dem strategist
- Democratic strategist Estuardo Rodriguez says the Latino turnout in ... Trump has called the caravan of people seeking asylum an "invasion" and ...

Latino Turnout Expected to Surge in Midterms

Latino Turnout Expected to Surge in Midterms
- Actors Eva Longoria, Rosario Dawson, Zoe Saldana, America Ferrera and Gina Rodriguez took to the streets of Miami on Sunday, rallying people to ...

Here Are the Messages Latino Celebrities Are Sending on Election Day

Here Are the Messages Latino Celebrities Are Sending on Election Day
- However, since 2006, our voter turnout rate has declined, with the Latino ... They think young people don't vote, latinos don't vote, women dont vote, ...

With no polling place in this town, Latinos still vote despite voter suppression concerns

With no polling place in this town, Latinos still vote despite voter suppression concerns
- With no polling place in this town, Latinos still vote despite voter suppression .... “A lot of Hispanic people don't think like our president, and if Hispanic ...

Synagogue Attack a Reminder of How Common Hate Crimes Are

Synagogue Attack a Reminder of How Common Hate Crimes Are
- We're living in a moment where hate crimes are on the rise," said Greenblatt. "We need more than ever for our leaders to ratchet back the rhetoric.

Latinos head to polls in a midterm election that has a lot to do with them

Latinos head to polls in a midterm election that has a lot to do with them
- The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials ... According to the McAllen (Texas) Monitor, the number of people who voted early ...

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