Tag Archives: Stu Rasmussen

Mayor Stu Reprimanded Over Outfit

Silverton, Oregon Mayor Stu Rasmussen, the nation’s first transgender mayor, was reprimanded by his city council yesterday for wearing a short skirt to a youth meeting.

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Bill O’Reilly On Oregon’s Trans Mayor

Bill O’Reilly doesn’t attempt to hide his contempt. His cohost Megan Kelly joins in with some eyerolling and snickering, but ultimately says some very supportive things about transgender folks.

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Oregon Town Shows Support For Their New Transgender Mayor

After the Westboro Baptist Church nutters slithered into Silverton, Oregon yesterday, a supportive crowd of counter-protesters showed up to rally for their newly-elected transgender mayor. The counterprotesters outside City Hall in this Marion County town today significantly outnumbered the protesters who inspired them: three young women and a man from a Kansas church, here to register their disdain with the ...

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Oregon Town Elects Nation’s First Transgender Mayor

Another one for the history books. Barack Obama wasn’t the only candidate who made history Tuesday. On the same day the United States elected its first black president, the tiny town of Silverton, Ore., elected the country’s first openly transgender mayor. Stu Rasmussen served two terms as Silverton’s mayor in the 1990s, but he was still living in the closet ...

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