is an early local example of an arrest for dressing as the opposite
real battles began in 1967 when the Roaring Sixties,
This fight was also honored with a panel for The Banner Project
story is also told, by Rita Wanstrom, in this1987 TWT feature.
In 1968 The Ladder featured a recap ot the coverage
And the city re-enforced in code their stand
next, the battle shifted from women wearing mens pants to transwomen wanting to dress as women
Richard Anthony Mayes = Toni Rachelle Mayes
Photos courtesy of Houston Public Library, from 1960s, 1972, 1978
struggle began anew in 1972 when Toni Mayes was arrested,
below, end of article
So, Toni Mayes got us only part of the way there...
Phillis Frye picks up the fight, and works quietly behind the scenes...
and the followup, took four years...
And, here's what a talented writer can do with the information on my site....
Wolf turned it into this excellent article