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If elected, Lauren Scott will be the first openly transgender state legislator in Nevada—and the U.S.

In a way, transgender GOP candidate Lauren Scott’s Assembly bid makes perfect sense

October 22nd, 2014

If elected, Lauren Scott will be the first openly transgender state legislator in Nevada—and the U.S.

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