With the start of the new year comes the start of new terms for over 20 out LGBTQ+ Ohioans who will be serving their local communities. Check out these inspiring images of swearing in ceremonies all over the state!
(We we will add to this post as more of our LGBTQ+ siblings get sworn in over the next few weeks.)
Rebecca Maurer, Cleveland City Council
It is the honor of my lifetime to be sworn in to Cleveland City Council this evening.
Thank you to each and every person who supported my journey to get this moment.
Let's get to work! pic.twitter.com/5xoyr2xqxO
— Rebecca Maurer (@rebecca__maurer) January 4, 2022
Ross Widenor, Munroe Falls City Council
Shannon Hardin, Columbus City Council President
Kerry McCormack, Cleveland City Council
— Kerry McCormack (@KerryMcCormack1) January 4, 2022
Bill Hedrick, Franklin County Municipal Judge
Dion Manley, Gahanna School Board
Kathy Adams, Upper Arlington City Council