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Victory Fund Unhappy With Obama Cabinet

The Victory Fund has expressed their disappointment that Barack Obama has tapped Rep. Hilda Solis as Secretary of Labor, rather than openly lesbian labor activist Mary Beth Maxwell. Solis’ appointment closes out the last major position in the Obama Cabinet, leaving nothing open for the selection of an LGBT candidate. With the rumored nomination of Rep. Hilda Solis to the ...

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Openly Lesbian Mary Beth Maxwell Up for Secretary Of Labor

Labor activist Mary Beth Maxwell, who is openly lesbian, is reportedly being considered for Secretary of Labor in Obama’s cabinet. For the rainbow cabinet of the nation’s first African American president, Mary Beth Maxwell is the perfect labor secretary you’ve probably never heard of: a gay woman, community organizer and labor leader with an adopted African American son. And this ...

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