David Ermold and Beth Monaghan were two candidates who singled out perceived bigots and used queer identity to fight back. They didn’t win their races—but their campaigns were not without victories.
Author: Rick Kavin
Rick Kavin is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at Rutgers-New Brunswick and a research assistant at the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers.
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The chain of events over the past week that led to the septuagenarian governor’s denunciation of claims that she was a closeted lesbian have injected some turmoil into an otherwise sleepy Republican primary in Alabama.