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02/19/2008

'Are you gay?' CT Rep. casts an 'aye'

by Jeremy Hooper

Picture 10-67Connecticut state representative Jason Bartlett has officially come out of the closet, making him the 6th openly gay lawmaker in the Constitution State's legislature:

Video: Bartlett announces publicly he's gay [News-Times]
(H/t: Towle)

Welcome out, Rep. Bartlett. You should receive your handbook and decoder ring in 4-6 weeks.

**UPDATE: The Victory Fund's Gay Politics blog has caught a historic tidbit that we missed. With his announcement, Bartlett has become the first openly LGBT African American state legislator:

Connecticut state legislator comes out, becomes nation’s first LGBT African American state legislator

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