Laurie Jinkins Is The Speaker Of The Washington House Of Representatives!

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At 55, Laurie Jinkins became the first woman and also the first lesbian Speaker of the Washington House of Representatives. Elected last year, she took office on January 14, 2020. She succeeds Representative Frank Chopp.

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Michele Rayner Wants To Repeal Florida’s Equal Marriage Ban

Michele Rayner wants to repeal Florida's marriage equality ban.

From St. Petersburg, Democrat representative Michele Rayner, who is the only lesbian serving in the Florida legislature, is launching into a battle for equal marriage.

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Will Tina Kotek Become Oregon’s First Lesbian Governor?

Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek is running for governor.

Tina Kotek announced her intention to run for governor in 2022.

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