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Robert Marshall Blasted By Sister After Losing To Trans Woman In VA Election

By Mark Pygas

For many, the highlight of Election Day 2017 was the news that Danica Roem would became Virginia’s first openly transgender elected official, and the first openly transgender person to have a seat in a U.S. statehouse.  

What made many even happier is that she unseated 13-term incumbent Republican Del. Robert G. Marshall. Marshall called himself Virginia’s chief homophobe and earlier this year, tried to introduce a "bathroom bill" that would have forced people to use the public restroom that matched the sex on their birth certificate. The bill was shot down in committee.