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Rep. Jared Polis Is The First Openly Homosexual Parent In Congress

Rep. Jared Polis of Colorado has announced the birth of a new son, making him the first ans only openly gay member of Congress to be a parent.

ABC News has the story:

Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., became the first openly homosexual member of Congress to become a parent, as he and his domestic partner, Marlon Reis, announced the birth of their son, Caspian Julius, today.

The infant tipped the scales at 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and his length was not released. An emailed birth announcement declared: ?Baby and parents are doing well, [and] baby has learned to cry already!?

Polis has not revealed whether Caspian was adopted or conceived through a surrogate pregnancy.

The announcement, which included a photo of the newborn, asked, ?No gifts please, just nice thoughts for Caspian, humankind, the planet, and the universe!?

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