Voice for Equality: Nicole LeFavour
October 22, 2009Nicole LeFavour is an American politician and educator from Idaho, currently serving as a member of the Idaho Senate. Elected to the Senate in 2008, she had previously served four years in the Idaho House of Representatives. A Democrat, LeFavour was first elected to District 19's Seat B in the State House of Representatives in 2004, succeeding long-time Democratic incumbent Ken Robison, who retired. The 19th district, which she now represents in the Senate, is contained within Boise and includes the city's North End, East End, Downtown and Foothills neighborhoods. LeFavour was the first ever openly gay member of the Idaho Legislature and her election campaigns have won the backing of the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund. She is a strong voice for marriage equality and for the LGBT community in Idaho. Learn more here.
Nicole LeFavour spoke on January 10, 2009 at Boise City Hall for the local Join The Impact Rally calling on President Obama to keep his promise to the LGBT community and repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). [Link]
Freedom to Marry salutes Idaho's Nicole LeFavour as a Voice for Equality! See other Voices for Equality here.
If Senator LeFavour's example inspires you - take action! Link to No on 1/Protect Maine Equality to find out how you can help with the vital work of preserving marriage equality in Maine!
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