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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
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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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