Tag: Sarah McBride

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Meet 6 Transgender and Gender-Nonbinary Politicians Who Broke Ground in 2020

Despite the fraught nature of the 2020 presidential election results, victories at state levels put at least six transgender and nonbinary individuals in legislative positions. These small but significant gains for transgender visibility in politics came just before Transgender Awareness Week, which celebrates transgender people from Nov. 13–19 before Transgender…

Archived: Transgender History Made at Democratic Convention

Sarah McBride became the first openly transgender person to address a major party convention; party platform includes “transgender” for first time. By Sheryl Estrada Sarah McBride Along with Hillary Clinton making history as the first woman to accept a major party’s presidential nomination on Thursday, LGBTQ rights activist Sarah McBride…