Correction: Silenced Transgender Lawmaker-Town story

Apr 26, 2023, 9:56 AM | Updated: Apr 27, 2023, 2:26 pm

The sun rises beyond Mount Sentinel and downtown Missoula, Mont., Tuesday, April 25, 2023. It was l...

The sun rises beyond Mount Sentinel and downtown Missoula, Mont., Tuesday, April 25, 2023. It was little surprise that Missoula, a college town where pride flags are a common sight, sent Zooey Zephyr to the state legislature. Zephyr, the first openly transgender legislator in Montana’s history, was barred last week from speaking on the floor of the legislature by the Republican majority. (AP Photo/Tommy Martino)

(AP Photo/Tommy Martino)

MISSOULA, Montana (AP) — In a story published April 26, 2023, on Missoula’s reaction to the silencing of one of its state representatives, Zooey Zephyr, The Associated Press erroneously describer her as the state’s first openly transgender lawmaker. She is the state’s first openly transgender female lawmaker; another transgender Missoula state representative who is nonbinary was elected at the same time as Zephyr.

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