PALM SPRINGS, CA - June 15, 2018 - The Palm Springs City Council was recognized on Monday, June 11 by the California Legislature LGBTQ Caucus in Sacramento for being the nation's first elected all LGBTQ Council.
The Palm Springs City Council, comprised of Mayor Robert Moon, Mayor pro tem J.R. Roberts and Councilmembers Geoff Kors, Lisa Middleton and Christy Gilbert Holstege, were recognized on the floor of the state Assembly and on the floor of the Senate.
"This is a tremendous milestone for the LGBTQ community," said Councilmember Geoff Kors, former executive director of Equality California. "It was not that long ago equality and acceptance seemed like a distant dream in the Golden State. I am proud to say that now in Palm Springs and throughout most of California, LGBTQ people have made enormous strides when it comes to inclusivity and equality for everyone."
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