Richard Anthony Mayes
who became
Rachelle Annette Mayes
and went by Toni Mayes
and Ann Mayes

November 6 2007

Age 59, Houston

   

Photos courtesy of Houston Public Library, from 1960s, 1972, 1978

She made the news in the early 70's due to her frequent arrests for cross dressing.

In July 2015 I posted information on Toni Mayes on Facebook,
and some folks contributed their memories of her

transgender

Also see This Link to Houston LGBT History.Org for more of this battle