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Provided 2020 was a historic year for the LGBTQ community, as more LGBTQ candidates were elected to public office than ever . Many of these candidates also made history as the first out LGBTQ people elected to their positions.
As we prepare to ring in the new year, these change-making politicians are preparing to do all they can to serve their communities.
Congressman-Elect Mondaire Jones Along with Congressman-elect Ritchie Torres, Mondaire Jones is one of the first out gay Black men ever elected to Congress and will represent New York’s 17 th district.
He is focused on fighting for low-income communities, communities of color, and LGBTQ people.
“The new year – and my first term in the United States Congress – will surely throw new challenges my way,” he said .
“But I’ve resolved to stay grounded – in my values, and in my commitment to serve the people of Westchester and Rockland who elected me […]