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Panasonic

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23. Yes, but was he opnely gay when he was first elected?
Mon Nov 19, 2012, 11:29 AM
Nov 2012

I believe Frank came out of the closet later after being first elected.

Polis is the first openly gay man to be elected to Congress. First gay father too.

One more for your LGBT group Panasonic Nov 2012 #1
First from Colorado? sweetloukillbot Nov 2012 #10
Yes, but was he opnely gay when he was first elected? Panasonic Nov 2012 #23
Interesting - I didn't know that... n/t sweetloukillbot Nov 2012 #24
Go Colorado! n/t sheshe2 Nov 2012 #14
He is not a newbie. I believe the OP list is the new members. Tx4obama Nov 2012 #21
Bleeding Red joseph abbott Nov 2012 #2
This post was to show The end of Prejudice and Hate sheshe2 Nov 2012 #4
That is a great photo! Change has come Nov 2012 #3
Yeah! Maggie Sanger Nov 2012 #5
My original post was to welcome this new person. I did not catch on right away what he was saying hrmjustin Nov 2012 #6
Post removed Post removed Nov 2012 #8
I am sorry? wow that took me a few moments to catch on to the bigotry there. Sorry I did not ... hrmjustin Nov 2012 #9
Don't sweat it, hrm - we're a better community when we're welcoming and petronius Nov 2012 #12
Thank you very much for your kind words. hrmjustin Nov 2012 #13
Welcome to DU LovingA2andMI Nov 2012 #11
Thanks for all these Diversity Stats, sheshe.. quite Cha Nov 2012 #7
Ami Bera is the first Hindu elected to Congress. Tulsi Gabbard was not born Hindu, her bluestate10 Nov 2012 #15
Dalip Singh Saund first Hindu elected to Congress...back in the 50's Brother Buzz Nov 2012 #26
K&R ReRe Nov 2012 #16
Ain't it Sweet! sheshe2 Nov 2012 #18
All we need to do now is add around 35 to this group in 2014! ReRe Nov 2012 #19
Born in the 1980s progressoid Nov 2012 #17
Thank You for posting this Special Prosciuto Nov 2012 #20
The Ami Bera race has been called. He won :) Tx4obama Nov 2012 #22
K and R bigwillq Nov 2012 #25
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