After the prop. 8 fiasco here in CA, this would be good news. I can’t wait for the day when questions about race, sexuality, etc. will not be discussed as issues in anyone’s qualifications for anything.
For the rainbow cabinet of the nation’s first African American president, Mary Beth Maxwell is the perfect labor secretary you’ve probably never heard of: a gay woman, community organizer and labor leader with an adopted African American son. And this founding executive director of American Rights at Work is about to get the full-court press.