Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: In 2017, LGBTQ Progress Was Built on Local Elections

Before Jenny Durkan was elected mayor of Seattle in November, there had only been two other openly lesbian mayors of major U.S. cities in history: former Houston Mayor Annise Parker—who was the first openly LGBTQ mayor of any major American city—and Jackie Biskupski, the current mayor of Salt Lake City.

“For Jenny Durkan to be elected as an openly lesbian woman in Seattle is a huge win for our community,” said Elliot Imse, Director of Communications at Victory Fund, an organization that endorses …