Georgina Beyer

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Georgina Beyer

Country

New Zealand

Birth - Death

1957 -

Occupation

Politics

Notable Achievements

Mayor, New Zealand Order of Merit

Description

World's first openly transgender mayor (Carterton, 1995-2000), as well as the world's first openly transgender Member of Parliament (2000-2005) for the Labour Party. Born George Bertrand. Former radio host and cabaret singer. LGBTQ activist. Inducted as a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (2020) for her services to the LGBTQ community.

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