Bil Browning

Oregon Trans Mayor Stu Rasmussen reprimanded by City Council

Filed By Bil Browning | August 05, 2009 7:00 AM | comments

Filed in: You Gotta See This
Tags: Oregon, sexism, short skirt, Silverton, Stu Rasmussen, transphobia

Silverton, Oregon Mayor Stu Rasmussen, the nation's first transgender mayor, wore a short skirt to a youth meeting and has been reprimanded by the City Council for it. No word yet if any of the women on the council were showing ankle, but if so...

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I agree with the woman in the video who said that a woman who showed up in a sundress would not have been reprimanded. I question Mr. Rasmussen's fashion sense, but not the ethics of his deportment.