Rosemary Ketchum won a seat on the Wheeling City Council in Tuesday's election.
From West Virginia to Iowa to Manhattan, the LGBTQ icon has been targeted nearly a dozen times in 2019.
A transgender student in West Virginia said the administrator challenged him to use a urinal to prove he was male.
Delegate Eric Porterfield said if he had gay kids he'd see if they "could swim." He tells The Advocate it was a reference to Maverick.
Porterfield, who recently compared LGBTQ people to the KKK, ominously said that if he had gay kids, he'd "see if they could swim.”
Democrats in West Virginia have called for Eric Porterfield's resignation after his anti-LGBTQ remarks, including saying 'fa--ot' in committee.
Don Blankenship won't be the state's Republican Senate nominee, but its anti-LGBT attorney general will.