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 Topic: I must speak out

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gennee  



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Posted: 8 Aug 2008, 7:36 pm    Post subject: I must speak out Reply with quote

I have decided to be more active and vocal about transgender issues. I am tired of transphobes trashing our community with misinformation and lies. I have responded to op-eds critical of us. I am seeking organizations that I can be actively involved in to bring about changes in the laws.

A year ago I would have commented on what some one said against our inclusion. Now I can't stad idly by while transgender people are discriminated against, beaten, and even murdered. I don't consider myself an activist but now I really don't have any choice.

Gennee
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