Marisa Richmond

Marisa Richmond

In 2016 Dr Richmond became the first transgender woman ever appointed to a local government commission in Tennessee, nominated by Mayor Megan Barry and confirmed by unanimous vote to the Metro Human Relations Commission. She is a professor in the history department at MTSU, and in 2003 was the founder and first president of TTPC, the Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition.

[Presentation] Church & State Separation in the Fight for LGBTQ Rights