Transgender

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Feministing on Trans Health Care

I believe you want to do good work, and I think this is an opportunity to correct an error, get educated about an issue you don’t know about, and hopefully become an ally to a community that could really use your help.

Feministing
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September 10, 2012
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How Paul Ryan Helped Kill Employment Protections For Transgender Americans

In 2007, Paul Ryan cast the lone pro-gay vote of his career, voting for a version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act that would have made it illegal to fire an employee just for being gay, lesbian, or bisexual. But he refused to support the bill if it included similar protections for transgender Americans.

ThinkProgress
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September 6, 2012
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Camp Unites Transgender Kids On Outskirts

On the volleyball court, a boy spiked a shot and his teammates cheered. Nearby, some campers lay on mats, doing yoga stretches. A girl executed a series of cartwheels. Over in drama, the kids performed a “cranky old lady” talk show; everyone cracked up.

The Boston Globe
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September 4, 2012

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