Virginia's newly-elected openly transgender state representative: Discrimination is a disqualifier

Virginia Democrat Danica Roem, the US’s first openly transgender state representative, gave a thank-you speech following the announcement of her win on November 7. She beat Bob Marshall, who had served in Virginia’s House of Delegates since 1992.
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Virginia Democrat Danica Roem, the US’s first openly transgender state representative, gave a thank-you speech following the announcement of her win on November 7. She beat Bob Marshall, who had served in Virginia’s House of Delegates since 1992.

Danica Roem made history — just not as the first transgender person elected to office

November 08, 2017 09:28 AM