Chuck Wolfe

Connecticut lawmaker becomes nation's first out African American state legislator

Filed By Chuck Wolfe | February 19, 2008 3:26 PM | comments

Filed in: Politics

State Rep. Jason Bartlett has had quite a morning. He's already given multiple interviews to state press and says the congratulatory e-mails are starting to roll in. Jason came out to his local paper this morning, making him the first and only openly gay African-American to serve in a state legislature. Folks on my staff at the Victory Fund have posted details at

Congrats, Jason!

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