Props to Silverton, Oregon


In Silverton, the sleepy Salem, Oregon suburb 40 minutes outside of Portland best known for its lush Oregon Garden and quaint antique shops, the small town’s new mayor-elect is poised to get some major attention in the days and weeks ahead as people come around to realize we’ve got another Oregon first on our hands: the recently elected [Stu] Rasmussen is the first openly gender fluid, transgender-identified mayor of any American city.

Check out the whole article, which includes a short Q&A with Stu. Maybe I’m the only one, but it felt pretty good to read this nugget of post-election good news on the LGBTQ front.
via Bust.

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