Meet Malcolm Kenyatta he is the First Openly Gay African American Male to run for State Senate in Pennsylvania! ✊🌈✊

#LGBTQ Meet Malcolm Kenyatta he is the First Openly Gay African American Male to run for State Senate in Pennsylvania!✊🌈
PA Politics was all the rage this campaign season from new candidates running to a redistricting that has everything up for grabs! In the 181st District (North Philadelphia), Malcolm Kenyatta won the party nomination for the seat left open by the retirement of longtime state Rep. Curtis Thomas.

Malcolm didn’t get this win without hate opposition. Kenyatta, a Democrat running for the open seat in the 181st Legislative District, would become the second openly-gay lawmaker in Pennsylvania, if elected in November.
The posters depicted a picture of Kenyatta and his former husband, Terrell Green, on their wedding day. A red, circular "No" symbol was superimposed over the picture.. A message to the right of the photo reads "SAY NO!!!!!"

The picture includes a caption from Kenyatta thanking Green for his love. "Thank you for always being in my corner and for being more than my best friend," the message reads. "Thank you for this 1st year of marriage – I look forward to many more."

Kenyatta and Green have been divorced for more than a year.
The posters reportedly appeared throughout the district on Tuesday as voters headed to the polls for the primary election.
Green posted a message to Facebook, saying the former couple's personal business and orientation "should have no bearing" on Kenyatta's job and work ethic.

"I hope the person who is hanging these hateful fliers around the polling places of 181st district gets exposed and held accountable for spreading hate messages on our day that we all vote to have a voice and seat at the table," Green wrote. "This person took a personal picture from our wedding album and put hate on it!"

Kenyatta defeated Lewis Nash Sr., Lewis F. Thomas III, Jason Alexander Deering and Gilberto Gonzalez. Kenyatta had 42 percent to 27 percent for Nash, 18 percent for Thomas and 8 percent for Deering and 6 percent for Gonzalez. Kenyatta will face T. Milton Street, who ran unopposed on the Republican ballot.

Well it failed and HE WON and now on to November for the general for a sure fire Victory! Congrats Malcolm!

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