The City of Palm Springs is Queer. Really, really queer! The Williams Institute at UCLA says that Palm Springs has the largest number of same-sex couples per capita in the state of California and is 3rd in the nation.
After last Tuesday's election, Palm Springs has another reason to be considered really queer. All 5 members of the City Council are members of the LGBT community (and Democrats!) Not even "Boystown, USA" (i.e. West Hollywood) has achieved that feat.
The five openly LGBT members of the City Council will be:
- Lisa Middleton*, transgender woman
- Christy Holstege*, bisexual woman
- Geoffrey Kors, gay man
- Robert Moon, gay man
Middleton and Holstege were just elected. The Los Angeles Times reported:
- J.R. Roberts, gay man
Hmmmm, I haven't been to Palm Springs for awhile either. Time to make a trip!
hat/tip to Los Angeles Times