LA Blade - At a Los Angeles City Hall ceremony held today in recognition of International Women’s Day, Gia Banks, a trans woman activist, was among the more than one dozen women honored for the difference they have made in their community. She was the only and first trans woman so honored.

Banks’ honor was sponsored by Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson who presented her with a “Pioneer Woman of the Year” Award for the City of Los Angeles’ 10th Council District.



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