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How to Win An Election, According to Danica Roem  How to Win An Election, According to Danica Roem 

Last Tuesday, the election of Danica Roem to Virginia’s House of Delegates—part of a wave of progressive electoral wins across the country—lit up the internet. A local journalist, proud metalhead, and the first openly transgender person seated in a U.S. statehouse, Roem defeated her loudly transphobic opponent,…

Virginia and Minnesota Elect Openly Transgender Women as State and City Legislators  Virginia and Minnesota Elect Openly Transgender Women as State and City Legislators 

On Tuesday, Virginia elected its first transgender state legislator, the Democratic candidate Danica Roem, upsetting longtime Republican, and homophobe-in-chief Robert Marshall’s 26-year reign.

Conservatives Attack Trans Democratic Candidate Over Her Gender Identity Conservatives Attack Trans Democratic Candidate Over Her Gender Identity

If elected to the State House, Danica Roem could become Virginia’s first openly transgender politician and the third openly transgender elected politician in the country. While her openness about her identity has solidified nationwide support among progressives, some conservatives have resorted to ugly and bigoted…

Transgender Political Candidate Raised 20 Times More Money Than Her Bigoted Opponent Last Month Transgender Political Candidate Raised 20 Times More Money Than Her Bigoted Opponent Last Month

Danica Roem is a former journalist and transgender woman who is running for the 13th District seat in Virginia’s House of Delegates against noted bigot incumbent Robert G. Marshall, who is campaigning for his 14th term. He hasn’t started campaigning particularly hard, and in June Roem raised $85,637 to his $4,585.

First Openly Transgender Woman May Be Elected In Virginia, Unseating Transphobic Bigot First Openly Transgender Woman May Be Elected In Virginia, Unseating Transphobic Bigot

Former journalist Danica Roem secured the Democratic nomination for the 13th District seat in Virginia’s House of Delegates on Tuesday. If she wins, she will be the first openly transgender person to be elected and seated as a state legislator.

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