June 24, 2014 | by Steve Charing
Trans activist Brackett to speak at Frederick Pride
Sharon Brackett, gay news, Washington Blade

Sharon Brackett will be the principal speaker at Frederick Pride on Saturday. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)

Fresh off of being named the “Activist of the Year” at Baltimore Pride, Sharon Brackett will be the principal speaker at Frederick Pride on Saturday. Brackett, a Laurel, Md. resident, will discuss transgender issues.

In 2010, Brackett was selected by Washington SmartCEO Magazine as one of Washington’s Smart100 CEOs for 2010 and then again, after transition, in 2011. She is a founder of Gender Rights Maryland, a trans civil rights organization, and serves as its board chair.

The festival takes place from 12-6 p.m. at Carroll Creek Park in the downtown area of Frederick.

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