Stamford

Anthony Moaton

 

Stamford City Council member Raven Matherne is the first openly transgender lawmaker in Connecticut’s history. She was elected in November. Matherne was one of several council members to back a move to eliminate gender-based pronouns from the council’s rules of order. WSHU’s Davis Dunavin recently spoke with her about why it’s an important move. Below is a transcript of their conversation.

Jessica Hill / AP

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has nominated state Associate Supreme Court Justice Andrew McDonald to be Connecticut’s next chief justice. If confirmed, McDonald would be the first openly gay state chief justice in the country.

Anthony Moaton

Marco Reyes planned to have his Thanksgiving dinner with his family at First and Summerfield United Methodist Church in New Haven, where he had been holed up for months avoiding deportation.

Dan Katz / WSHU

The city of Stamford, Connecticut, is rallying behind a mother of two who on Monday defied an order from Immigration and Customs Enforcement to leave the country.

United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien

Stamford police received a report on Saturday that the Academy of Information Technology and Engineering, a public high school, was vandalized with swastikas, profanity, and symbols of hate, including 666 and KKK.

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