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Jack Harrison-Quintana
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Jack Harrison-Quintana is a queer Latino activist and researcher currently serving as the manager of the Policy Institute. In 2010 he was a contributing author for "Outing Age 2010: Public Policy Issues Affecting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Elders," and in 2011 he was a co-author of "Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey." His other work has addressed issues of sexual liberation, racial justice, and anti-genderqueer discrimination. Before coming to the Task Force, Jack did fellowships with the National Center for Transgender Equality in Washington, D.C., and Khemara in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. A native of Signal Mountain, Tenn., Jack earned his B.S. and M.A. from Georgetown University.

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Why Honduran Election Fraud Is an LGBT Issue

(0) Comments | Posted December 10, 2013 | 1:25 PM

Last month, over three millions Hondurans came out across the country to vote in the 2013 general elections. They gathered to select a new president, new Congressional representatives, new city mayors, and new representatives for the Central American Parliament. Long before that day arrived, we knew these would be fiercely...

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The 7th Annual International Day of Action for Trans Depathologization

(3) Comments | Posted October 18, 2013 | 10:20 PM

Co-authored by Ignacio Rivera

This weekend marks the seventh annual International Day of Action for Trans Depathologization, organized by trans activists and people around the globe who are working to confront gender injustice. The global trans movement has grown exponentially in the years since the campaign started, and the effort...

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Beyond Male and Female: Creativity, Risks, and Resilience Among Genderqueer People in the National Transgender Discrimination Survey

(18) Comments | Posted May 14, 2012 | 10:51 PM

Are you male or female? For many people, answering this question doesn't cause a moment's hesitation. But for genderqueer people, this question isn't so easy to answer, and survey research that offers only two gender options may overlook genderqueer people's experiences altogether.

Genderqueer people are those who identify their...

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