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Tue Sep 15, 2020, 11:40 PM

Sarah McBride Is Set to Be the Nation's Highest-Ranking Transgender Official

Source: New York Times

By Reid J. Epstein
Sept. 15, 2020
Updated 10:29 p.m. ET

Delaware Democrats on Tuesday nominated Sarah McBride, a transgender rights activist, for a State Senate seat, advancing her bid to become the nation’s highest-ranking openly transgender elected official.

Ms. McBride, 30, defeated a token primary challenger and is widely expected to win the November general election — the Wilmington-based seat is safely Democratic and is being vacated by Harris B. McDowell III, who is retiring after representing the district for 44 years.

Ms. McBride said in an interview that she wanted her victory to inspire others. “My hope is that this result can help reinforce for a young kid trying to find their place in this world, here in Delaware or anywhere else in this country, that this democracy is big enough for them, too,” she said.

“Right now in America, we are seeing voices that for so long were pushed to the margins and to the shadows finally being heard,” she added.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/15/us/politics/sarah-mcbride-delaware-transgender.html

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Skittles Sep 16 #2
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Wed Sep 16, 2020, 01:34 AM

1. K&R

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Wed Sep 16, 2020, 01:39 AM

2. this is great to see

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Wed Sep 16, 2020, 10:47 AM

3. We Have a Transgender Dem House Member From Virginia. Wouldn't She Be the Highest Elected Official?

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Response to Indykatie (Reply #3)

Wed Sep 16, 2020, 10:59 AM

4. What's her name?

I hadn't heard about that.

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