In California, 10% of Legislature now identifies as LGBTQ


              FILE - Members of the California state Assembly meet at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, June 20, 2022. After the Nov. 8 election several newly elected lawmakers will join the LGBTQ caucus which will now make up 10% of the California state Legislature. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
            
              FILE - State Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, right, prepares to announce his proposed measure to provide legal refuge to displaced transgender youth and their families during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, March 17, 2022. After the Nov. 8 election several newly elected lawmakers will join Wiener and other members of the LGBTQ caucus which will now make up 10% of the California state Legislature. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
            
              Assemblyman Robert Rivas, D-Hollister, left, smiles as he takes a selfie with Democratic Assemblyman-elect Rick Chavez Zbur, after being elected Speaker-Designee Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. With the addition of Chavez Zbur and other LGBTQ lawmakers, 10% of the California state Legislature now identifies as LGBTQ. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
            
              Leigh Finke poses for a photo during her election night party at Bang Brewing in St. Paul, Minn., on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. In Minnesota, Finke became the first openly transgender person elected to the state’s Legislature. (Ben Hovland/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
In California, 10% of Legislature now identifies as LGBTQ