Monthly Archives: January 2012

Bogota appoints first transgender public official

Bogota appoints first transgender public official

Bogota’s mayor has appointed the capital’s first transgender public official, as director of corporate management in the city’s Social Integration Department. In an interview with El Espectador, newly-appointed director Tatiana Piñero expressed her admiration for Bogota’s new Mayor Gustavo Petro, and his support for LGBT issues. Piñero described Petro as “a person who recognizes diversity, […]