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US Democrats Feature First Transgender Speaker at Party Convention

Americans will see the first openly transgender person address a national convention of either major political party when activist Sarah McBride takes the stage Thursday ahead of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. “I’m honored for this opportunity to share my story,” McBride, a spokeswoman for the Washington-based Human Rights Campaign, said in a statement on the organization’s website. “People must understand that even as we face daily harassment, tragic violence and an...

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