Friday, November 19, 2010

Phyliss Frye Appointed

"Thirty years ago, Phyliss Frye, a longtime activist for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender causes, could have been arrested for wearing women's clothing in the Houston City Council chamber.

Frye, a transgender Houston attorney born as Phillip Frye, fought back tears earlier this week as the mayor appointed her to a municipal bench in the same room where she helped repeal Houston's "cross-dressing ordinance" in 1980."

Read more... http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/7300931.html

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