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First Openly Gay Man To Serve On Federal Bench July 19th, 2011
First Openly Gay Man To Serve On Federal Bench

Hurray for Paul Olken, who was just appointed as a U.S. district judge for the Southern District of New York. This is a first for the seats on the Federal Bench in the country, and what's even better is that the Senate voted 80-13 in favor of the appointment. Perhaps we are seeing the system becoming more accepting and open?