Ten years after coming out as trans, I am working on coming out again in my professional life. I plan to be out when I apply to Family Medicine residencies this fall; I can't spend another three or four years in hiding.
The bias in Mississippi is stunning. Here we have a lovely, talented teenager who, because she was not gender conforming, was judged as mentally unstable, academically incompetent and behaviorally unmanageable.
On Saturday afternoon, more rainbow flags and glittery fabulousness than ever before "Tuk Tuk" to the streets of Phnom Penh in the most visible display of queerness during the week-long Pride celebrations in Cambodia.
With increased mainstream visibility of LGBTQ issues, it seems that some are dedicated to promoting legislation that not only promotes discrimination, but like Tennessee, limit care to those who truly need it.