Thursday, January 8, 2009

Congress Appoints 1st Transgender Staffer

"Transgender activist Diego Sanchez has been appointed to the position of legislative assistant to Congressman Barney Frank in Washington, D.C. The top priority among his responsibilities will be to serve as the congressman's point person on LGBT rights, but he will also advise Frank on a range of issues relating to healthcare, veterans, labor and the U.S. Census. Sanchez will be the first openly transgender person to work in a congressional office in Washington."

Yay!! It's about time! It's pretty sad that there hasn't been any yet...I wonder how long it will take for our 1st transgendered president???? 600 years?

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