Gay City News: New Push to Keep LGBTQ Voice on Council

In a written statement, Jared Arader, LID’s president, noted that Menchaca is the only out LGBTQ legislator ever elected to office in Brooklyn.

“Brooklyn has a vibrant LGBT community but currently only one openly LGBTQ legislator, and he will leave office in 2021 due to term limits,” he said. “Representa­tion matters — and that’s why we need to work together to ensure we have a voice in the table.”

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