Oklahoma’s Mauree Turner Makes History As Nonbinary State Legislator

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Photo courtesy of BigStock/JonathanJ

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The Advocate reports that Oklahoma saw a first for LGBTQ+ people when Mauree Turner won their race for Oklahoma’s House of Representatives for District 88, making them the first openly nonbinary person, as well as a Muslim person, elected to a state legislature.

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