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Her rainbow scarf wasn’t visible, but she had it with her

Virginia’s Danica Roem on Wednesday became the first openly transgender lawmaker in the state.

HRC Celebrates Historic Swearing-In of Danica Roem to the VA House of Delegates

HRC celebrated Danica Roem’s swearing-in to the Virginia House of Delegates as the next representative of District 13. Roem is now Virginia’s first out transgender public official and the nation's only out transgender state representative. “Delegate...Show More Summary

Nation’s First Openly Trans State Lawmaker Takes Office

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Michael Lavers reports at the Washington Blade: Virginia state Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas) was sworn in on Wednesday. Roem last November defeated former state Del. Bob Marshall, an anti-LGBT Republican who had represented the 13th District since 1992. Show More Summary

Danica Roem Officially Sworn In As America’s First Openly Trans State Legislator

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“We won because I am a transgender woman... because of my inherent identifiers, not despite them."

The Democrats: Exorcizing Ghosts and Looking Forward

  AP Photo/Steve Helber, File Then-candidate for the Virigina House of Delegates Danica Roem canvassing in Manassas This article appears in the Winter 2018 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here.  T he Democrats’ stunning...Show More Summary

Road made famous by transgender candidate not a simple fix

Danica Roem made history when she became the first transgender woman elected to a state legislature. In the process, she made a northern Virginia highway famous by relentlessly touting her … Click to Continue »

Virginia Delegate-Elect Danica Roem Appears on Comedy Central to Talk About Her Historic Win

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"I don't know at what point in American culture a transgender, metalhead, journalist, stepmom, vegetarian became boring, but guilty as charged..."

Danica Roem on Roy Moore’s Anti-LGBT Views and Being a Positive Voice in Politics

“Just bottom line, when we have representation, comments like that are less likely to be made because the people who would make them aren’t in office anymore,” Roem told Newsweek of Moore’s anti-LGBT rhetoric.

Danica Roem on Roy Moore’s anti-LGBT views

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Danica Roem made history last month when she was elected as the first openly transgender state lawmaker in U.S. history. She sees her victory in Virginia, and the election of other minorities …...

Transgender Lawmaker Danica Roem: Trump Shows There's 'No Barrier' To Getting Elected

If Danica Roem was anxious about “barriers to entry” when running for office, the results of the 2016 presidential election threw any uncertainties out the door.

Danica Roem to Politicians: Don't Make People Feel Bad, 'Do Your Job'

The first openly transgender person elected to a state legislature says its time for a new era of respect and responsibility in politics.

Transgender Lawmaker Danica Roem: Trump Shows There's 'No Barrier' To Getting Elected

“When you brag about sexually assaulting women and then you get elected anyway, there’s no barrier to entry anymore.”

Newly elected trans lawmaker says she knew she had a chance because Trump is so awful

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Danica Roem, a transgender Democrat who defeated an anti-LGBT incumbent, said she was motivated by President Donald Trump’s election to run for the Virginia statehouse. The 33-year-old former journalist and first openly transgender candidate to be seated in a state legislature was appalled...

Virginia GOP Devises Tranphobic Way to Refuse to Call Danica Roem 'Gentlewoman'

The Republican leader of the Virginia House of Delegates, Kirk Cox, wants to do away with gendered titles after Roem's historic win.

Republicans in Virginia Refuse to Call Transgender Lawmaker Danica Roem a Woman

Democrat Danica Roem may see state house rules changed so others lawmakers don't call her “gentlewoman.”

Demi Lovato Spotlights Historic Legislator Danica Roem at the 2017 AMAs

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"Danica put up with a lot of hate and bullshit by people who said she couldn't win but she did."

Demi Lovato took Danica Roem, the first openly transgender state legislator, to the AMAs

Demi Lovato brought a special guest who's making empowering changes in politics to last night's 2017 American Music Awards.  The "Sorry Not Sorry" singer brought Danica Roem, the first openly transgender state legislator as her guest. She wanted to celebrate Roem's historic win with an invitation to the annual event. Show More Summary

Delegate-elect Danica Roem attends AMAs with Demi Lovato

One of Virginia's newly elected lawmakers has made a red carpet appearance at the American Music Awards. The Washington Post reports pop star Demi Lovato took Del.-elect Danica Roem as … Click to Continue »

Danica Roem attends American Music Awards with Demi Lovato to speak out against bullying

The pop star said she was “just completely inspired” by Roem, the country's first openly transgender state legislator.

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