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First Openly Homosexual Man Confirmed as US Federal Judge

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 12:35 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Senate has confirmed the nation’s first openly gay male federal judge. By a vote of 80-13, lawmakers confirmed Paul Oetken to fill a judiciary vacancy in the state of New York. Oetken was first nominated to the post in January by President Barack Obama. New York Senator Charles Schumer, who recommended Oetken to […]

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