Andrew Gillum, the former mayor of Tallahassee, Fla., came out as bisexual in an interview with Tamron Hall on Monday.
Driving the news: « I don’t identify as gay. I identify as bisexual. I’ve never shared that publicly before, » Gillum, who was once considered a rising star in the Democratic party after his Florida gubernatorial run in 2018, told Hall.
Background: In March, Gillum was found deeply inebriated in a Florida motel room with two men, one of whom was identified as a male escort suffering a drug overdose. Gillum later issued a statement saying he planned to withdraw from public life and deal with alcoholism.
Gillum lost the incredibly close Florida governor’s race to Republican Ron DeSantis by less than half a percentage point and was widely seen as an up-and-coming political star prior to his withdrawal from public life.
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Andrew Gillum, R. Jai Gillum, Tamron Hall, Democratic Party
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