By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Dr. Rachel Levine was confirmed by the Senate to serve as Biden's assistant secretary of health, making history as the first openly transgender person to be confirmed by the Senate and the highest ranking... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Former 2020 presidential candidate and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has made history as the first openly gay Cabinet member in U.S. history to be confirmed by the Senate.At age 39,... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Just over two decades ago, President Bill Clinton had to use a recess appointment to install the first openly gay U.S. ambassador over Republican senators' opposition. Now, on Tuesday, the State Department's new openly... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As an openly bisexual, autistic woman, Jessica Benham, of Pittsburg, told ABC News she decided to run for a state legislature seat when she realized her communities have not been well represented in... Read More.
By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Valentina Sampaio has become the first transgender model to grace the pages of Sports Illustrated's highly coveted swimsuit issue."I was so surprised," Sampaio told Good Morning... Read More.
BY: BEGNJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Ritchie Torres said that fourteen years ago he was a teenager struggling with depression and his sexual identity. "I felt as if the world around me had collapsed," he said. "There were moments when I even... Read More.