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After being unanimously confirmed by the Senate, lesbian Justice Laurie Earl was sworn in on January 6 to serve as a judge for California’s 3rd District Court of Appeal. She becomes only the fifth openly LGBTQ person currently serving in a state’s court of appeals and only the tenth woman on the 3rd District court bench.
The Vermont Supreme Court Justice Beth Robinson has been confirmed to the 2nd U.S. District Court of Appeals!
President Joe Biden’s latest judicial appointments are historic for LGBTQ+ people because they include two women from our community. It is a major milestone in progress towards equality and justice.