Democratic politician and lawyer who was a member of the Utah Senate from 2005 to 2009. He retired from politics in order to focus on his law career.
He received a J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
He was the first gay state senator from Utah to announce his sexual orientation to the public.
He married Mark Barr.
He and U.S. President Barack Obama both spoke out in favor of gay rights and same-sex marriage.