President Obama names openly gay woman to U.S. Marshals

President Obama selects first openly gay officer to U.S. Marshals.

President Barack Obama named Assistant Minneapolis Police Chief Sharon Lubinski to become a U.S. Marshal, being the first openly gay person to serve.

President Obama names Minneapolis Assistant Police Chief Sharon Lubinski to be the first openly gay person to serve as a U.S. Marshal. Photo courtesy of Advocate.com
President Obama names Assistant Minneapolis Police Chief Sharon Lubinski to be the first openly gay person to serve as a U.S. Marshal. Photo courtesy of Advocate.com

Lubinski has worked for the department for 20 years, according to the Associated Press.

Her appointment to the U.S. Marshals is not the first from Obama. He also appointed or nominated openly gay people for the director of U.S. Office of Personnel Management and the U.S. ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa.

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Kim Brown

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