Transgender Mayors

A Brief History of Stu Rasmussen


QUEERTY SELECTS — Becoming the country’s first openly transgender mayor, Stu Rasmussen is on his way to scoring his own reality show. But first, a history lesson: How did the newly minted mayor of Oregon’s Silverton get here? By spending $4k on breast implants, hiding his own bras from his girlfriend, slipping in to skin-tight mini-skirts, and bending gender norms along the way. [Details; Photo: Lisa Kereszi]