Tom Perez Removes NJ’s Siperstein From DNC Roles


Tom Perez Removes NJ’s Siperstein From DNC Roles

Barbra Siperstein. Facebook

Barbra “Babs” Siperstein, the first transgender member of the Democratic National Committee, was removed earlier this month by the new DNC chairman, Tom Perez.
“It looks like I was collateral damage,” Siperstein said, noting that she supported Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) for DNC chairman instead of Perez in February. “I thought, very honestly, that he had the better vision, the better ideas, to make the necessary changes. But my guy lost and I was not reappointed. I think it was just a political thing. Sometimes that happens in politics.”
Siperstein, a New Jersey activist and party official …

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