Donna Cartwright

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Donna Cartwright
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Donna Cartwright is a longtime transgender, LGBT and labor activist. She is Co-President of Pride at Work, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) constituency group of the labor movement, and a member of the Executive Board of the Maryland State and D.C. A.F.L.-C.I.O. She was a co-founder of the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy(NYAGRA), the Gender Rights Advocacy Association of New Jersey (GRAANJ), the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) and TransEpiscopal, the association of transgender Episcopalians, as well as Gender Rights Maryland. She worked as a copy editor at the New York Times for 30 years and was a member and officer of The Newspaper Guild before retiring in 2006. She lives in Baltimore City.