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SF supervisors honor transgender leaders

by BAR staff

Photo: Courtesy Supervisor Mandelman's office
Photo: Courtesy Supervisor Mandelman's office  

All 11 members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday, November 19, honored a trans person as part of the city's Transgender Awareness Month activities. Gay District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman, left, recognized jazz singer, writer, and longtime Glen Park resident Andrea Horne. In his remarks, Mandelman noted the commemorations marked the first time the entire board held such a ceremony. Other supervisors and their honorees were: Sandra Lee Fewer, Jackie Thornhill; Catherine Stefani, Leo Petroni; Aaron Peskin, Nikki Calma; Gordon Mar, Martin Rawlings-Fein; Vallie Brown, Kenya Boudreaux and Felicia Elizondo; Matt Haney, Lynn Breedlove; Norman Yee, Jesse Kolber; Hillary Ronen, Maggie Sanchez; Shamann Walton, Samantha Jo-Dato; and Ahsha Safai, Cecilia Chung.

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