Petersburg Times9 October Early in her career, Stanton held positions at various times as assistant to the city manager of NewburghNew York ; administrative assistant to the borough manager of Ketchikan Gateway BoroughAlaska ; and assistant to the city manager of ChampaignIllinois. I hoped I could outrun it when I got married, became a father and found a job I love. Petersburg Times24 February Petersburg Times21 February Petersburg Times published the results of a survey conducted on its behalf by Communications Center Inc. The survey also found widespread acceptance among city and county residents for transgender persons in the workplace, whether in the public or private sector.
Her public school years were relatively uneventful.
The list of authors can be seen in the page history. Retrieved 3 March Also on February 21,Stanton sent an email to city employees explaining the situation. Petersburg Times3 March The Human Rights Campaign reported that if the vote to fire Stanton was upheld, the Largo city commissioners would be "in direct violation of the city government's own internal non-discrimination policy Stanton met privately with Largo City Mayor Pat Gerard on January 1, to inform her that she was transgender and intended to begin the final stages of gender transition in the coming year. The policy applied to city employees and prohibited discriminatory conduct both in the workplace and in any work-related setting, such as during business trips.
Extensive training for all city employees was set to take place in November and Decemberunder Stanton's direction in her role as city manager. Largo Leader1 March Petersburg Times8 September After a brief deliberation, this was upheld by five of the commissioners while Mayor Pat Gerard and Commissioner Rodney Woods dissented. The city employee policy prohibited discrimination and harassment on the basis of racereligionage, genderdisabilitysexual orientationand gender identity or expression. Retrieved 2 March