Lesbian sheriff elected in Vermont
BY Advocate.com Editors
November 08 2002 1:00 AM ET
Sheila Prue, a Democrat and longtime Brattleboro, Vt., police officer, was elected as Windham County sheriff on Tuesday, becoming the state's first female sheriff and the nation's second out lesbian sheriff. Prue defeated the incumbent, Republican Henry Farnum, who was appointed in February by Gov. Howard Dean.
"I feel wonderful," Prue said early Wednesday after all the results were in. "I just want to thank all the people of Windham County."
- The True Meaning of the Word 'Cisgender'
- Teen Jerusalem Pride Marcher Dies From Stabbing
- UFC Women's Champ Refuses to Fight Trans Athlete Fallon Fox
- The Top 175 Essential Films of All Time for LGBT Viewers
- Texas Gay Man, 32, Dies in Custody After Being Denied Medication
- Iowa Couple Plans 1,000 Antigay Billboards