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Vanessa Edwards Foster

Vanessa Edwards Foster, a longtime activist, is co-founder and current President of the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition (NTAC), a grassroots coalition of transgender Americans who are politically active and lobby locally, statewide and at the national level. <br /> <br /> She's also the first trans individual ever elected President of a chapter of a National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC) for Harris County in her home, Houston TX. Vanessa is a half-white/half-native transgender Obama delegate, returning to the national convention for her second time.<br /> <br /> You can catch Vanessa at her lo-tech TransPolitical blog<br /> <a href="http://www.transpolitical.blogspot.com">www.transpolitical.blogspot.com</a>