Overshadowed by gay and lesbian compatriots, the transgender community is fighting for acceptance

Jul 1, 2013 Full story: The Las Vegas Sun

Many transgender men and women face hardships in routine areas of daily life. They are twice as likely as the general population to be unemployed or homeless and four times as likely to live in poverty.

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Since: Jan 09

Central NJ

#1 Jul 1, 2013
I agree! And the most important thing in the article is "The law can only do so much!" Too many people think a law can solve all the problems, it can't! Then you build a theoretically perfect organization to pass such a law, and it passes! Where do you go from here? Do you scratch around for a new cause? How do you de-construct this entity? I think it's better to get a job/career and work at acceptance in your small sphere. Every TS I've known has been success oriented and they will work to achieve success, Ala Lynn Conway or Maggie Stumpf or the many Drs, Lawyers, research scientists, and God knows what! Be good at what you do and you won't need a law.
Regards, Terri
gonewild

Knoxville, TN

#2 Jul 8, 2013
Maybe they should get jobs as drag queens.

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