Transgender representation to nearly double in state legislatures

Voters in six states handed eight transgender, nonbinary and gender-nonconforming candidates victories in state legislatures last week.

“The impact each one of these elected officials can have on their communities extends well beyond a single vote or a single judicial ruling,” said Elliot Imse, spokesperson for the LGBTQ Victory Fund. “When a trans, gender-nonconforming or nonbinary voice is in the room, it changes hearts and minds and leads us closer to a more inclusive society.”


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