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Sam Brinton

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Samuel Otis Brinton (born 1986/1987)[1] is an American nuclear engineer, and LGBTQ activist who served in the Biden administration as the deputy assistant Secretary of Spent Fuel and Waste Disposition in the Office of Nuclear Energy from June to December 2022.[2][3][4] Accused of luggage theft twice, this has led to disemployment.[4]

Brinton was the first openly non-binary person in federal government leadership.[5]

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  1. Allen, Nick (2022-11-29). "Gender-fluid US official accused of stealing woman's suitcase at airport". The Telegraph. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2023-03-10.
  2. ALEX; Ward, Er; Forgey, Quint. "Inside Biden's secretive weapons shipment to Ukraine". POLITICO. Retrieved 2023-03-10.
  3. "Sam Brinton | Department of Energy". web.archive.org. 2022-10-09. Archived from the original on 2022-10-09. Retrieved 2023-03-10.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Diamond, Geneva Sands,Maegan Vazquez,Jeremy (2022-12-13). "Top Energy Department official no longer employed after luggage theft accusations | CNN Politics". CNN. Retrieved 2023-03-10.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  5. Fitzsimons, Tim (September 4, 2019). "'Doesn't surprise me': Conversion therapy survivors on another ex-therapist coming out". NBC News. Archived from the original on February 11, 2022. Retrieved February 18, 2022.