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New Yorkers Torres, Jones become first gay Black men elected to US Congress(Twitter/mondokoosh)

LGBT+ rights: New York City’s Ritchie Torres-Mondaire Jones become first gay Black men elected to US Congress

By Reuters | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | New York
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 10:52 AM IST
‘LGBTQ people of colour will have a seat at one of the most powerful tables, the United States Congress’: Ritchie Torres on being elected as US Congress’ first gay Black man, along with New York’s Mondaire Jones
Ritchie Torres(Facebook)
Ritchie Torres(Facebook)

Democrat Torres scripts history by becoming 1st openly gay Black man elected to Congress

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Mallika Soni | Washington
PUBLISHED ON NOV 04, 2020 03:47 PM IST
“Tonight, a new era begins for the South Bronx,” Torres said in a statement.
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