Transgender candidate could become a first in NYC - Article Photos 1/3

City council candidate Mel Wymore, center, talks with Leah Gunn Barrett, right, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) executive director, following a gun law rally on Friday, June 14, 2013 on the steps of New York City Hall. If Wymore wins a council seat it would mark the first transgender officeholder for the city. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)