Meet Theresa Sparks, San Fran's Transgender Trailblazer

Frank Gaglione
SF Weekly | October 22, 2009
In 2004, she became the city's first transgender police commissioner, and is now among the country's first openly transgender department heads. But Sparks is pondering a move that would be the biggest of all: becoming San Francisco's first openly transgender city supervisor.

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