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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Yesterday Danica Roem became the first openly transgender person elected to a U.S. statehouse. 

Andrea Jenkins became the first openly trans woman of color elected to the city council of a major U.S. city.

Ravi Singh Bhalla became the first turbaned Sikh mayor in American history.

Philadelphia elected top prosecutor Larry Krasner, known as “the Black Lives Matter candidate.”

See more women and people of color breaking glass ceilings over on Colorlines’ round up of the election results.

The Trump administration has ended Temporary Protected Status for Nicaraguans.

Climate-induced migration is now a reality. We must consider opening borders and removing sovereignty from environmental decisions.

Header image from Danica Roem’s Twitter account, Southwest Journal, FPSF Partners

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Juliana is a digital storyteller for social change. As a writer at Feministing since 2013, her work has focused on women's movements throughout the Americas for environmental justice, immigrant rights, and reproductive justice. In addition to her writing, Juliana is a Senior Campaigner at Change.org, where she works to close the gap between the powerful and everyone else by supporting people from across the country to launch, escalate and win their campaigns for justice.

Juliana is a Latina feminist writer and campaigner based in the Bay Area.

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