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North Sydney federal Liberal MP Trent Zimmerman spoke about the high rates of depression and bullying for young gay people.
While there have been a few openly gay senators in recent years, this is the first time an out MP has been elected and sworn into the lower house in Canberra.
Trent Zimmerman has become the first ever openly gay MP to be elected into the House of Representatives in Federal Parliament.
Should he be successful, Trent Zimmerman would become the first openly gay MP elected into the House of Representatives.