State Rep. Patricia Todd, D-Birmingham, and the state’s only openly gay lawmaker, rattled Alabama’s political landscape when she posted on Twitter and Facebook that “someone needs to out (Ivey) already…I have heard for years that she is gay.” Al Reports
Todd also mentioned a “girlfriend” who moved out of the house when Ivey became governor in April 2017. “I am sick of closeted elected officials,” Todd posted on Tuesday.
Todd is not seeking re-election to the state legislature this year. She has accepted a position as executive director of One Orlando Alliance, a nonprofit organization that advocates for the rights of LGBTQ individuals