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Trans woman Danica Roem Defeats Bob (Bathroom bill) Marshall in VA House of Delegates Race

Trans woman Danica Roem Defeats Bob (Bathroom bill) Marshall in VA House of Delegates Race

Danica Roem(D) defeated incumbent Bob Marshall(R) tonight becoming the first transgender person elected to represent Virginia in the state legislature. Roem ran a steady campaign focusing on issues that affect the quality of life of her constituents. While Roem openly embraces her trans status she didn’t make it a focal point of her campaign. “As […]

VA Trans Woman wins primary faces bathroom bill lawmaker

VA Trans Woman wins primary faces bathroom bill lawmaker

Transgender woman Danica Roem (D) won the 13th District primary and will now face incumbent anti-LGBT Del. Bob Marshall (R-Prince William) in November. Roem’s opponent in the general election, Marshall, has a long anti-LGBT history over the course of his 13 terms in the Virginia General Assembly. The Washington Blade reports that Marshall was responsible […]