Post submitted by Eric Cameron, HRC Digital Media Specialist
Fresh off the news that Pamela Chen made history as the first openly gay Asian Pacific American to be confirmed to a federal judgeship, the White House released an infographic detailing President Obama’s continued commitment to creating a judicial pool that reflects the diversity of the nation it serves.
President Obama has nominated four of the five openly gay individuals confirmed to federal judgeships with lifetime tenure. Four more openly gay nominees are currently pending in the Senate.
Click on the preview below to view the full White House infographic.
HRC thanks the White House and Senate for their continued commitment to nominating and confirming well-qualified, diverse individuals.