Post-election media coverage

"Andrea Jenkins: 'Transgender people are an expression of the Universe,'" BBC World Service, Nov. 13, 2017

"She’s the first openly transgender black woman to hold public office in the United States. And she’s ready to bring change to Minnesota," HuffPost, Nov. 13, 2017

Jamiles Lartey, "Meet the progressives elected after Trump: America’s new political coalition," The Guardian, Nov. 12, 2017

John Verhovek, "As transgender candidates make history in Minneapolis, some see trend emerging" (with video featuring Andrea Jenkins), ABC News, Nov. 10, 2017

"Minneapolis transgender pols: Wins show hatred won't stand," Associated Press, Nov. 9, 2017

"Minneapolis Elects 2 Transgender Council Members" (video), Associated Press, Nov. 9, 2017

Paul Blume, "Minneapolis Councilmember-elect Jenkins talks victory, future goals," KMSP / Fox9, Nov. 9, 2017

Brett Bachman, "The changing face of Minneapolis' City Council" (with video), KMSP / Fox9, Nov. 9, 2017

Marwa Eltagouri, "Meet Andrea Jenkins, the first openly transgender black woman elected to public office in the U.S.," Washington Post, Nov. 8, 2017

Madison Park, "Election night brings historic wins for minority and LGBT candidates," CNN, Nov. 8, 2017

Brooke Sopelsa, "Andrea Jenkins Makes History as First Openly Black Trans Person Elected in U.S.," NBC News, Nov. 8, 2017

Michael Tackett, Trip Gabriel, and John Eligon, "A Year After Trump, Women and Minorities Give Groundbreaking Wins to Democrats," New York Times, Nov. 8, 2017

Philip Lewis and Willa Frej, "Here’s a List of Historic Victories Democrats Had on Election Day," HuffPost, Nov. 8, 2017

Collier Meyerson, "Our Revolution Candidates Won Big Last Night," The Nation, Nov. 8, 2017

Ashley May, "Danica Roem, Andrea Jenkins, more: Is this election a moment for the transgender community?," USA Today, Nov. 8, 2017

Veronica Hilbring and Christina Coleman, "One Year After Trump, Here Are the Women of Color Who Made History on Election Day 2017," Essence, Nov. 7, 2017

Emma Nelson, "Night of change for Minneapolis City Council as first transgender candidate wins," Star Tribune, Nov. 8, 2017

Eric Roper, "4 key takeaways from Tuesday's Minneapolis, St. Paul elections," Star Tribune, Nov. 8, 2017

Jon Collins, "Transgender candidates win Mpls. City Council seats, make history," Minnesota Public Radio News, Nov. 8, 2017

Nina Moini, "1st Openly Trans Woman Elected To Major U.S. City Council," WCCO / CBS, Nov. 8, 2017

Michelle Bruch, "Andrea Jenkins sees decisive, historic win in 8th Ward," Southwest Journal, Nov. 8, 2017

Natelegé Whaley, "The 2017 election brought historic wins for these women of color politicians," Mic, Nov. 8, 2017

Rachel Kraus, "Progressives are cheering these LGBTQ wins from the 2017 election," Mashable, Nov. 8, 2017

Trudy Ring, "Trans Woman Andrea Jenkins Elected to Minneapolis City Council," The Advocate, Nov. 8, 2017

Sarah Beauchamp, "Andrea Jenkins Wins Minneapolis Election & Makes History as First Openly Trans Woman of Color Elected In the U.S.," Bustle, Nov. 8, 2017

Catherine Garcia, "Andrea Jenkins becomes first openly transgender woman of color elected to U.S. public office," The Week, Nov. 8, 2017

Jessica Chia, "First openly transgender African American woman elected to public office in U.S.," New York Daily News, Nov. 8, 2017

Ella Nelson, "The women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates who made history in the 2017 election," Vox, Nov. 8, 2017

"The Latest: Transgender woman says her election brings hope," Associated Press, Nov. 8, 2017

Michael Boren, "Transgender candidates' victories in Pa., nation signify people are 'tired of the hate'," Philadelphia Inquirer, Nov. 8, 2017

Melissa Turtinen, "Andrea Jenkins is the first openly transgender person to win council seat in a major city," GoMN, Nov. 8, 2017

"Meet the Transgender Americans Who Won on Election Day," Human Rights Campaign, Nov. 8, 2017

"Andrea Jenkins is first openly trans Black woman elected to public office," thegrio, Nov. 8, 2017

"First openly trans woman of color elected in Minneapolis," AfroPunk, Nov. 8, 2017

Chris Thomas, "These Two Transgender Women Made Election Night History," Out.com, Nov. 8, 2017

Andy Towle, "Andrea Jenkins Makes History as First Trans Woman of Color Elected to Public Office in the U.S.," Towleroad, Nov. 8, 2017

Heather Timmons, "The progressive backlash to Trump’s election has officially begun," Quartz, Nov. 8, 2017

Shreesha Gosh, "Who Is Andrea Jenkins? First African-American Trans Woman Elected to Public Office," International Business Times, Nov. 8, 2017

Lauren Saccone, "Twitter is so excited about Andrea Jenkins' historic win in Minnesota," Hello Giggles, Nov. 8, 2017

"Andrea Jenkins Becomes the First Openly Transgender Black Woman to Be Elected to U.S. Public Office," Blavity, Nov. 8, 2017

Rachel Herron, "People Are Calling This Trans Woman's Election Win Against the Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill Creator the First Step in Taking America Back; Andrea Jenkins also became the first Black trans woman to win a Minneapolis City Council seat," BET, Nov. 8, 2017

Brian Naylor, "Election Day Results Brought Many Firsts For Diverse Candidates Nationwide," NPR, Nov. 8, 2017

"What You Need To Know About The Election Results, in 9 Tweets," Colorlines, Nov. 8, 2017

"Trans Woman of Colour Andrea Jenkins Wins Election," Pinksixty, Nov. 8, 2017

Phineas Rueckert, "Trans Candidates Danica Roem and Andrea Jenkins Made Herstory Last Night," Global Citizen, Nov. 8, 2017

Cody Nelson, "In Minneapolis, Andrea Jenkins gets historic council win," Minnesota Public Radio News, Nov. 7, 2017

Brandon Carter, "First openly transgender woman of color elected to public office in US," The Hill, Nov. 7, 2017

Hannah Gold, "Virginia and Minnesota Elect Openly Transgender Women as State and City Legislators," Jezebel, Nov. 7, 2017

"Jenkins elected first African American transgender woman in Minneapolis city council," KMSP / Fox9, Nov. 7, 2017

Monica Roberts, "Andrea Jenkins Makes History—Wins in Minneapolis," TransGriot, Nov. 7, 2017

Chris Johnson, "Trans candidate Andrea Jenkins wins historic election in Minneapolis," Washington Blade, Nov. 7, 2017

Eleanor Sheehan, "First Openly Trans Woman of Color Elected to Minneapolis City Council," Splinter, Nov. 7, 2017

Mikelle Street, "Danica Roem becomes first openly transgender state legislator; Andrea Jenkins also became the first out trans woman of color elected to public office," The Fader, Nov. 7, 2017

 

 

Campaign media

Star Tribune, Oct. 30, 2017: Editorial Endorsement: Jenkins, White in Minneapolis' Eighth Ward

Esquire, Oct. 25, 2017: The Second Coming Out: Trans Candidates and the Quest for Public Service

City Pages, Oct. 18, 2017: The Transgender Moment: In Andrea Jenkins and Phillipe Cunningham, Minneapolis Is Poised to Make History

Global Citizen, Oct. 5, 2017: Will Andrea Jenkins Become the Highest Elected Trans Woman of Color In America?

San Diego LGBT Weekly, July 20, 2017: San Diego Trans Pride event educates, empowers, entertains

Brit+Co, June 23, 2017: Trailblazer Andrea Jenkins Is Bringing Trans Representation to the Ballot Box

Teen Vogue, June 12, 2017: 4 Transgender Candidates to Watch

The Advocate, June 5, 2017: Meet the People Making 2017 the Year of the Trans Candidate

TC Daily Planet, April 3, 2017: A seat at the table: Andrea Jenkins brings City Hall experience to address gentrification, youth violence in Ward 8 race

Daily Kos, February 5, 2017: Robyn's Perch: Minneapolis City Council Elections

mndaily.com, February 2, 2017: UMN Archivist Could Be Minneapolis' First Transgender Council Member

The Column, January 17, 2017: With City Elections Looming, LGBTQ Candidates Look to Change Minneapolis City Hall

San Diego LGBT Weekly, January 16, 2017: Trans Poet-Activist-Archivist Andrea Jenkins Speaks in San Diego

TC Daily Planet, January 9, 2017: Seven Candidates Could Shift the Balance of Power on the Minneapolis City Council

Southwest Journal, December 23, 2016: Andrea Jenkins to Seek Open Ward 8 Seat

feministing.com, December 21, 2016: Trans Activist Andrea Jenkins Is Running for Minneapolis City Council

TransGriot, December 20, 2016: Andrea's Running for Minneapolis City Council

Star Tribune, December 20, 2016: Transgender Activist Andrea Jenkins Runs for Minneapolis City Council