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Virginia lieutenant governor offers awkward 'apology' after misgendering trans lawmaker Danica Roem

Winsome Earle-Sears said she meant no offense but that she herself suffered disrespect after she called Roem "sir."

Danica Roem Makes History Again and Is Elected Virginia's First Transgender State Senator

Danica Roem was the first transgender person seated in any state legislature. During her campaign for state Senate, she faced transphobia but emerged victorious on Election Day.

Virginia Democrats Rally to Beat Out Far-Right Politicians on Election Day

The Virginia election is set to be a crucial juncture for LGBTQ+ protections and reproductive rights amid intensified conservative challenges.

Here Are the LGBTQ+ Races to Watch on Election Day 2023

The election could mean LGBTQ+ firsts in Virginia, New Jersey, and Mississippi, along with important progress elsewhere.

Danica Roem Is Letting Her Record Speak for Itself as She Runs for Virginia Senate

Roem, the first out trans person to serve in a state legislature, is vying to be the second out trans state senator.

What Is EMILY's List, the Group Sen. Laphonza Butler Led?

The group Butler ran supports pro-choice Democratic women, including LGBTQ+ ones, running for public office.

Virginia House Advances Anti-Trans Sports, Outing Bills

Democrats say, however, the bills have little chance of passing the Senate, which they control.