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 Topic: I must speak out

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Posted: 8 Aug 2008, 7:54 pm    Post subject: I must speak out Reply with quote

I have decided to become more vocal and active about transgender issues. I'm tired of of transphobes trashing our community with innuendo and outright lies. I have responded to op-eds that have been critical of trans people. I am seeking organzations that are active in advancing transgender causes.

A year ago, I may have responded to an op-ed pages once in a while voicing my dissent. Now, I can't stand idly by while trangender people are being discriminated against, beaten, and murdered. There's been too may this year and this has to change.

I don't see myself as an activist, but now I don't have any choice. I will be involved and vocal.

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