Posts Tagged Danica Roem
A “Gentle” House of Delegates Tradition Gives Way
Posted by dseidelvtedu in Uncategorized on January 17, 2018
Lawmakers in Richmond are dealing with a number of firsts walking the hallways, including the first lesbian first Asian-American woman lawmakers.
The House of Delegates is a place that loves its traditions. Like referring to the gentleman from Roanoke or the gentlewoman from Prince William. But Republicans are abandoning that tradition now that they are facing the first transgender delegate.
Michael Pope reports.
Transgender Candidate Misgendered in Recent Republican Mailer
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on October 30, 2017
The politics of gender and language are colliding in one race for the House of Delegates. Michael Pope has the story.
Northern Virginia Race Pits Transgender Candidate Against Conservative Delegate
Posted by Nick Gilmore in Virginia's News on October 12, 2017
One of the most high-profile House of Delegates races is also the most historic. The election for House District 13 in Northern Virginia features the first transgender candidate and one of the most conservative Republicans in the General Assembly. Michael Pope reports.