A Hoyer made news Wednesday, and it wasn’t House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.).

As our colleagues at The Reliable Source report, the veteran Maryland lawmaker’s daughter, Stefany Hoyer Hemmer, came out as a lesbian Wednesday in an interview with the Washington Blade.

Though he has long been a supporter of gay rights, Steny Hoyer publicly backed same-sex marriage for the first time last month. That, and the fact that there is an initiative on the Maryland ballot in November to block gay marriage in the state, helped motivate Hemmer to come out now, she told the Blade.

Read the full report at The Reliable Source.