Breaking News: First Ever Transgender Appointment To The DNC

September 4, 2009 ·

On Friday DNC Chair Tim Kaine appointed Barbra Casbar-Siperstein ( the first transgender person appointed) to the Democratic National Committee.

Casbar-Siperstein is currently the President of the New Jersey Stonewall Democrats, Vice Chair of Garden State Equality, and  Political Director of the Gender Rights Advocacy Association of NJ.  She  was a voting delegate to the 2004 Democratic National Convention. In 2005-2006, she served on Governor – elect Corzine’s Labor and Workforce Development Transition Advisory Board.

More details to follow.

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