Then-Sen. Sheila Kuehl, a Democrat from Santa Monica who was the first openly gay lawmaker elected to the California Legislature, holds a rally on the north steps of the Capitol on Jan. 28, 2008.
Then-Sen. Sheila Kuehl, a Democrat from Santa Monica who was the first openly gay lawmaker elected to the California Legislature, holds a rally on the north steps of the Capitol on Jan. 28, 2008. Brian Baer The Sacramento Bee file
Then-Sen. Sheila Kuehl, a Democrat from Santa Monica who was the first openly gay lawmaker elected to the California Legislature, holds a rally on the north steps of the Capitol on Jan. 28, 2008. Brian Baer The Sacramento Bee file