After Thwarted Kidnapping Plans, Whitmer Calls for Unity

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]


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Open lesbian elected to Denver City Council

By |2011-05-12T09:00:00-04:00May 12th, 2011|News|

Denver’s first openly gay or lesbian city councilor was elected May 3. Robin Kniech won an at-large seat in an election that was conducted by mail.
“I ran to work for all Denver families, but I know this is a meaningful day for our LGBT community,” Kniech said, according to the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, which supported her campaign.
In Indianapolis on May 3, Victory Fund-endorsed Zach Adamson won the Democratic primary for an at-large City Council seat and advances to the general election in November. If victorious, he would become that city’s first openly gay or lesbian council member.

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