However, all 50 states have elected openly LGBT people to political office in some capacity, and 48 states have elected openly LGBT people to one or both houses of the state legislature. Grenell's position was temporary, and never put forward for Senate confirmation. As of the elections, the legislatures of 48 states have had at least one openly LGBT member; the first out person to serve in each of those states is listed here. The sole remaining states that have never had an openly LGBT state legislator are Mississippi and Louisiana; Mississippi has, however, had legislators who came out as gay after the end of their term in the legislature, or were outed after their deaths. The first openly gay judge in the United States was Stephen M. In , Thomas R.
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When the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriages, America generally, and the gay community specifically, celebrated. Same-sex marriages, and the gay and lesbian movement is more mainstream than ever. While the national discussion has been brought to the forefront, at the state level, conversations continue. Did you know that an estimated 0. That ranks as the number 8 most gay state in the nation. That means there are a total of 10, gay households in The Bay State. Our goal with this post is to use data and science to determine the gayest cities in Massachusetts.
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James Edward McGreevey born August 6, is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as the 52nd Governor of New Jersey from until his resignation in following the revelation of his extramarital affair with a gubernatorial appointee. He ran for governor again in and was elected by a large margin. During his gubernatorial tenure, McGreevey—who was then married—appointed his secret lover, Israeli national Golan Cipel , as homeland security advisor despite Cipel's lack of relevant experience or qualifications. On August 12, , following threats of a lawsuit that would have exposed his affair, McGreevey publicly acknowledged his homosexuality and his extramarital relationship; he also announced that he would resign the governorship effective November 15, McGreevey published a memoir entitled The Confession in