Joe Gamm from Amarillo Globe News reports:
A transgender woman announced her candidacy for Amarillo mayor Thursday and said she hoped her lifestyle doesn’t become a distraction during the election.
“It could turn (into a circus) depending on the media,” Sandra Dunn, 53, said at a news conference for her announcement at Furrbie’s restaurant downtown. “That was a concern when we thought about running. We may gain national attention.”
Dunn said friends encouraged her to run for mayor in part to oppose David Grisham, an outspoken pastor and director of Repent Amarillo, a religious, fundamentalist group. Grisham announced his candidacy last week
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