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Gayest Cabinet Ever!!

History was made with the announcement that Pete Buttigieg will be nominated as the Secretary of Transportation in the upcoming Biden administration. This is the first time an openly LGBT person will be in a Senate-confirmed cabinet pick. (If you note that I am choosing my words carefully here, it’s became FDR’s Secretary of Labor, Frances Perkins, was quietly bisexual. Meanwhile, one of Trump’s appointments is technically of cabinet rank, although they are not really “secretary” of anything and they did not require senate approval.)

All this makes me wonder– could I construct an entirely LGBTQ cabinet? Let’s see….

  • Secretary of State: Special Envoy for the Human Rights of¬†LGBTI¬†Persons, Randy W. Berry
  • Secretary of Treasury: President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Raphael Bostic
  • Secretary of Defense: Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning
  • Attorney General: Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey
  • Secretary of the Interior: Kansas congresswoman Sharice Davids
  • Secretary of Agriculture: Urban Oasis Project founder Art Friedrich
  • Secretary of Commerce: Apple CEO Tim Cook
  • Secretary of Labor: Fmr. Maine Congressman Mike Michaud
  • Secretary of Health and Human Services: United Therapeutics CEO Martine Rothblatt
  • Secretary of Housing and Urban Development: Ford Foundation CEO Darren Walker
  • Secretary of Transportation: Fmr. Houston mayor Annise Parker
  • Secretary of Energy: SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson
  • Secretary of Education: Superintendent of Seattle Public Schools, Denise Juneau
  • Secretary of Veterans’ Affairs: Fmr. South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg
  • Secretary of Homeland Security: Oregon governor Kate Brown

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