"I identify mostly as a heterosexual male, but I just happen to like to look like a female.... The first 30 seconds they think, 'Am I in a freak show? Is there a camera behind me? What's going on here?' And then we get down to discussing whatever the issue is -- whether it's city business or business or whatever -- and they figure out, 'Oh, well, this guy's different but he knows what he's talking about.'"
Stu Rasmussen, 60, who just won a mayor contest in Silverton, OR and is a MTF transgender with breast implants, yet also maintains a relationship with a live-in girlfriend of nearly 35 years. (MSNBC)