A gay socialist could be the first LGBTQ person of color in the New York legislature

In New Yorks 25th State Senate district, Democratic Socialist Jabari Brisport is running to be the first out LGBTQ person of color in the New York State Legislature.

“Representation really matters,” he told LGBTQ Nation. “People hear gay rights and they immediately think of same-sex marriage…But queer rights are a multiethnic, multiracial battle.”

New York State Senate Candidate Jabari Brisport Photo: Megan Magray In New York’s 25 th State Senate district, Democratic Socialist Jabari Brisport is running to be the first out LGBTQ person of color in the New York State Legislature.

“Representation really matters,” he told LGBTQ Nation. “People hear gay rights […]

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