2019 11 7 pete buttigieg lhewettPresident-Elect Joe Biden nominated Pete Buttigieg as secretary of transportation.  If confirmed, he will become the first “out” member of a president’s cabinet. 

The U.S. Supreme Court handed another victory to LGBTQ civil rights advocates in a case involving the rights of same-sex parents to be listed on a child’s birth certificate. 

 

Meanwhile, in California, Senator Scott Wiener is growing impatient with state health officials who have not complied with a Senate Bill he wrote requiring the collection of COVID-19 data from within the LGBTQ community.

(Photo: Pete Buttigieg - Lucy Hewett for NPR)

 

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