In which year was the first openly LGBTQI+ member of the US Cabinet confirmed?

Quiz Question: In which year was the first openly LGBTQI+ member of the US Cabinet confirmed?

The given options are as follows:

  • 1992
  • 2008
  • 2021

The correct answer is: 2021

Fact: When he was confirmed as Secretary of Transportation on February 2, 2021, Pete Buttigieg became the first openly LGBTQIA+ cabinet member in US history. That date was nearly a year to the day after he bested the Democratic field in the 2020 Iowa caucuses, which had also made him the first LGBTQIA+ presidential candidate to win a primary or caucus.

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