Tag Archive | Sarah McBride

US: First trans state senator wants to make a difference, not history

US: First trans state senator wants to make a difference, not history

LGBT+ activist Sarah McBride hopes her election as the United States’ highest-ranking transgender lawmaker will send a “reassuring message” to young LGBT+ Americans that they are represented – and can aspire to public office too. “I know how much of a difference it would have made to me to see this news,” said McBride, 30, […]

US Elections: LGBT+ candidates score historic wins

US Elections: LGBT+ candidates score historic wins

LGBT+ candidates scored a series of historic wins in the US elections, including Sarah McBride becoming the first openly transgender person to win a State Senate seat. At least 117 of a record 574 LGBT+ candidates on the ballot had won at the time of publication, nine of them trans, according to the LGBTQ Victory […]