SAN FRANCISCO
07/19/2011 09:25 pm ET Updated Sep 18, 2011

Anna Conda Lands Seat On Entertainment Commission

Paying political dues in San Francisco pays off -- no matter how much makeup and glitter a man may wear.

Erstwhile political candidate and longtime LGBT/neighborhood activist Glendon Hyde -- known as "Anna Conda" in his drag queen persona -- is headed to a seat on the Entertainment Commission, after six members of the Board of Supervisors -- with Board of Supervisors President David Chiu providing the swing vote -- voted to forward Hyde's name over sitting Entertainment Commissioner D. Gill Sperlein, a local attorney.

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