Colorado Governor Jared Polis is one of Out magazine’s cover models this month since being honored among the top LGBTQ+ leaders of 2021 and included in the publication’s annual Out100 list.
According to the magazine, Out100 recognizes “an iconic compilation of the most influential and influential LGBTQ+ people of the year”. Polis is one of seven people to grace the cover of the latest edition, which is expected to hit newsstands on November 30. Others include actor Sara Ramirez, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” winner Simone and Black Lives Matter activist Janaya Khan.
— Out Magazine (@outmagazine) November 3, 2021
In 2018, Polis was the first openly gay candidate elected governor in the United States, and in September, Polis and Rees’ wedding marked the nation’s first gubernatorial gay marriage.
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Out magazine said it was all about the leadership that police showed during the pandemic.
“Navigating the state through the pandemic, Polis signed a bill in April recognizing the government’s past mistakes (and attacks) regarding the LGBTQ+ community,” the publication said, referring to the Restoration of Honor Act. Elders who were discharged because of sexual orientation lost state-level benefits.
“This is not the only step that police has taken to support LGBTQ+ Coloradans. In October, Colorado became the first state in the country to require insurers to cover infection-related care for transgender people,” the pubg said. said.
Here are some other fun facts we learned about the police in profile, which you can read in full here:
Polis’ favorite video game is “League of Legends”
Out Mag described Polis as “Gay Gamer Making History” in its profile headline.
“He likes to play video games, and he plays with them [husband] marlon [Reis] Almost every night,” the governor’s mother, Susan Polis Schutz, told Out. “It’s the way he rests at night.”
polis love to cook
“Jared is really the cook in our family and loves to experiment in the kitchen,” Rees told the publication. “I think we had [the Greek savory pie] spanakopita almost every day once for a month.”
Don’t be surprised if you see the governor at a drag show
This is according to her husband, Reece, who told Out Magazine, “We love drag shows, and Jared loves to go out. We also love watching ‘Randy’s Rainbow’ with the kids. Recently, Jared and I The show has come in ‘pose’.”
Read Police’s full profile in Out Magazine here.
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