Pride Month

Celebrate Pride Month

Publication Date: Jun 16, 2022

Susan Allen was the first American Indian woman to serve in the Minnesota Legislature and the first openly lesbian American Indian to win election to a state legislature. A member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, she served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 2012 to 2018. Allen is Lakota, Dakota, and Anishinabe and identifies as Two Spirit. She is an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.

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