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Officer Dani Lee Harris becomes first intersex person to lead Pride parade

Officer Dani Lee Harris, the LGBT liaison for the Atlanta Police Department, became the first openly intersex person to lead a Pride Parade, in 2009, as Grand Marshall of Atlanta’s Pride parade. “It’s really a privilege and honor being the first intersex grand marshal,” Harris said in an interview. “I’m pleased and humbled…”, Harris said. “And, she added, she’s had deep conversations with pastors, some who have struggled with the idea of homosexuality itself, who when they learn she is intersex — a biological condition — they consider that perhaps sexual orientation is also biological.”

Read the full article here: http://sexgenderbody.com/content/officer-dani-lee-harris-first-intersex-person-lead-pride-parade#ixzz3SMoJrfIQ

Additional Link: http://oiiinternational.com/2441/grand-marshal-uniquely-officer-dani-lee-harris-intersex-person-lead-pride-parade/