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Ousted Largo, Florida City Manager to Appear on Larry King Friday

National Center for Lesbian Rights Client and Attorney to Announce Future Plans

(St. Petersburg, FL, April 9, 2007) — National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) client Steven Stanton and NCLR Senior Counsel Karen Doering will appear on Larry King to discuss Stanton's future plans after being ousted as the City Manager of Largo, Florida. The interview will air on CNN Friday, April 13th.

On March 23, 2007, the Largo, Florida City Commission voted 5-2 to terminate Stanton after learning that he is transsexual and intends to transition from male to female. Stanton served as the Largo City Manager for the past 14 years, and consistently received excellent reviews.

On Friday, April 13, Stanton and NCLR will issue a statement.

The National Center for Lesbian Rights is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education.

media contacts:


Erik Olvera
Director of Communications
National Center for Lesbian Rights
office: 415.392.6257 x324

Bethany Woolman
Communications Associate
National Center for Lesbian Rights
office: 415.392.6257 x305


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