I think there shouldn't be a quota but honestly if they get voted for awesome. We just need more trans* people to run for office (willingly of course)
We don't need any mentally ill people in politics, politicians are bad enough as it is.
we sould not enforce a quota or bias based on sexuality. there should be more good people in politics. Gender, sexual orentation, ect. does not matter.
How is this even debatable?
The suicide rate for transgender people is 41%."A study from Boston published earlier this year in the Journal of Adolescent Health, reported that 180 transsexual youth (106 female-to-male; 74 male-to-female) had a two-fold to three-fold increased risk of psychiatric disorders, including depression, anxiety disorder, suicidal ideation, suicide attempt, self-harm without lethal intent, and both inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment compared to a control group of youth." - Mercatornet.