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LGBTQ+ Reverend to Run Against Far-Right Rep. Madison Cawthorn

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Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara of Asheville will challenge far-right hatemonger Madison Cawthorn for his 11th District congressional seat.“Some people will say a gay woman who’s a Christian minister just can’t get elected in the South,” Beach-Ferrara said in a campaign video. “Not to mention, she’s a Democrat.

Well I say an insurrectionist who flirts with Nazis, fires up a violent crowd to attack our democracy, well he shouldn’t get reelected anywhere.”Beach-Ferrara was elected to the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners starting in 2012, and also led demonstrations for marriage equality throughout the South with her organization the Campaign for Southern Equality, which filed an amicus brief in the 2015 Supreme Court case that legalized.

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