First transgender person to be given key to the city in Toronto a ‘role model and inspiration’

She’s got man hands!

Toronto’s annual flag-raising to mark the fight against hate toward gay and transgender residents got a key new element Thursday.

Before the rainbow and trans flags rose at city hall on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, Mayor John Tory presented the ceremonial Key to the City to social justice advocate Susan Gapka, the first trans person to receive the honour for outstanding citizens.