See the Nation’s First Out Bi Governor be Sworn in

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She was surrounded by her supportive mother, and her husband, and Kate Brown became the first governor in the United States to openly declare herself bisexual.

She noted that perhaps her sexuality, and the scandal that caused her predecessor to leave, are not reasons to pay attention to this inauguration. She said: ““Oregon has been in the national news for all the wrong reasons,” Brown said. “That changes starting today. It’s time for us to get back to work. It’s time to move Oregon forward.”

We’ve scoured the web for some interesting takes on Kate Brown’s induction, and some reactions and coverage of the incredible event.

Also see:  A Dozen Facts you Should Know about Kate Brown Being the First Bisexual Governor 

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Mike Szymanski
Mike Szymanski has written about bisexual issues since 1989 and has one of the longest-running regular bisexual columns as the National Bisexuality Examiner. He came out as bisexual in a cover story of Genre magazine, which resulted in more than 50 television appearances, including Ricki Lake, Phil Donahue Show and 20/20. Szymanski won the Lambda Literary Award in 2007 for co-authoring an informative humor book “The Bisexual’s Guide to the Universe: Quips, Tips and Lists for Those Who Go Both Ways.” Write him at [email protected]