On July 3,Wharton fire Capt. But she said the nearly six-year battle may not be over yet. Submit Register Login To post a comment please register or login. Guinan said her mother and father, who has worked for the FDNY for nearly 40 years, will attend the pride march for the first time this year. In,Judge Randy Clapp voided the couple's marriage, because at the time, Texas did not recognize same-sex marriage.
Going public was a scary and completely vulnerable time.
NYC's First Transgender Firefighter Appointed Grand Marshal Of Pride March
New York Daily News via Getty Images Brooke Guinan, the city's only transgender firefighter, is raising awareness for gay and transgender rights as poster child of social media campaign. You do not have permission to post comments. Araguz appeared in Court on November 14,hoping to have Judge Clapp's ruling overturned. I'm proud that you work in my community. Today, at age 9, Penelope is happy and healthy as a boy who loves karate and superheroes and decided to keep his birth name. The year-old Brooklyn native has marched in the event every year since coming out as a trans woman nearly eight years ago while working as a firefighter for the New York City Fire Department. Opinion Feb 11,
I am a boy. Congratulations on being brave enough to lead by example! December Learn how and when to remove this template message. On July 3,Captain Araguz answered the call to fight a fire at an egg plant in Boling, Texas and went missing for several hours. Archived from the original on December 17, But she said the nearly six-year battle may not be over yet.