Monday, June 1, 2020

Transgender Woman Included In Queen Elizabeth's Birthday Honors List

Georgina Beyer
via NZ Herald
Georgina Beyer has been named a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in recognition of her “services to LGBTIQA+ rights.”

Ms. Beyer was the first transgender mayor in the world. In the 1999 New Zealand general election, she was elected as the first transgender Member of Parliament in the world. She retired from parliament in 2007.

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