According to the Post, Roem said on Tuesday night, as her margin of victory became clear, "Discrimination is a disqualifier".
She won 73 percent of the first-choice votes. She said she hopes to further that sort of development across more Minneapolis neighborhoods once she takes her seat on the City Council in January. Her campaign platform, the Advocatereported, included "affordable housing, raising the minimum wage, addressing youth violence as a matter of public health and supporting minority artists". According to the Advocate, Althena Garrison, a black woman, was the first transgender person elected to state legislature in 1992, but did not campaign openly with her gender and was violently ousted by The Boston Herald.
"Andrea Jenkins shattered a glass ceiling tonight - becoming the first out trans woman ever elected to the city council of a major US city". Roem soundly defeated Bob Marshall, a longtime Republican delegate who sponsored legislation that would have restricted transgender bathroom use and who called himself the state's "chief homophobe".
Aisha C. Moodie-Mills, President and CEO of Victory Fund, a PAC dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders, cheered Jenkins' victory. She won a 2011 Bush Fellowship to work on transgender issues, and now curates the Transgender Oral History Project at the University of Minnesota.
He was brought home by the Obama administration in May 2014 in a controversial exchange for five Guantanamo Bay detainees. He had faced up to life in prison after pleading guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.
Priti Patel met with Netanyahu, Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid and other officials while on a family vacation in Israel in August. Ms Patel apologised for arranging and reporting the meetings "in a way which did not accord with the usual procedures".
Most recently, in February 2016, Meek Mill was put on house arrest for 90 days after another probation violation. Louis International Airport and charged with misdemeanor assault after an altercation with two airport employees.
He also pointed out that Seoul, the South's capital with a population of 25 million, is just 35 miles from the demilitarized zone. It was not pleasant for them, was it?' said Trump, who wore a leather bomber jacket as he addressed the troops.
Fried explained that this is a reflection of how the brain reacts to different things and situations around us. It can be due to a significant lack of sleep that causes disrupted brain cell function, a new study confirms.
But unlike Google, NoWait also lets you put your name on the list for those restaurants that don't take reservations. Users will also be able to click on a specific time to get estimated wait times for that period.
Of the 73 corner threes attempted against the Cavs this season, opponents have hit 37 of them, according to NBA.com . We have a lot of new faces, a lot of new pieces, a lot of guys out, so we can't have that approach.
Evans was held to one catch for 13 yards on six targets Sunday, with Lattimore as part of the Saints' coverage of him. Mike Evans will be suspended for Week 10 after shoving New Orleans defensive back Marshon Lattimore from behind.
Apple plans to have augmented-reality headsets by 2020
The new AR operating system is also dubbed "rOS", much like tvOS is for Apple TV and macOS is for Macs, Bloomberg reported . In a recent earnings report , CEO Tim Cook said that the AR technology will "change the way we use technology forever".
Scientists: Sheep recognize faces as people
A sheep "model" of Huntington's disease has been bred, displaying similar brain and social changes as witnessed in human patients. They did this by rewarding the sheep food when they went to the picture of one of celebrities, and not an unfamiliar face.
Packages sent to Scottish Parliament 'not suspicious'
Earlier part of the Scottish parliament building had been evacuated after the discovery of white powder sent to Conservative MSPs. A Scottish Parliament spokesman said: "An incident has occurred requiring the evacuation of the MSP building at Holyrood".
The Giants Gave Up A Touchdown On Third And 33
NY has dominated the all-time series of late, winning seven straight meetings since being edged by the Rams 15-14 in 2001. Goff threw three touchdowns in the first half, finishing with 311 yards passing in arguably his best game as a pro.
Saudi Arabian heir tightens his grip on power
The 62-year-old is one of the largest shareholders in Citigroup and also owns stakes in News Corp and Twitter . The Saudi Interior Ministry said early Monday that the crash happened in Saudi Arabia's Asir province.