Tag: Governor

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and Marlon Reis

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis Weds, Becoming First Sitting Governor in US History To Take Part in Same-Sex Ceremony

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis continues to make LGBTQ political history. In 2008, he became the first openly gay man ever elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. A decade later, he became the first openly gay man elected to the position of state governor. And now, with his marriage to…

Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Texas Governor Approves Bill Banning Discussions of Race and Racism Within State’s Schools

Texas lawmakers continue to astound with the number of racist, transphobic laws they are willing to try to write into law.  In the last few months alone, we’ve seen Texas lawmakers draft legislation that would penalize parents who support and help their transgender children access gender-affirming care with jail time…

Oregon's Kate Brown to Become First Openly Bisexual Governor

By Julissa Catalan Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown is set to become the first openly bisexual governor in U.S. history, following Governor John Kitzhaber’s resignation amid allegations of ethics violations. Brown will be sworn in on Feb. 18. Brown, who has been married to husband Dan Little since 1997,…