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Sep 10

Is the T in LGBT being overlooked?

The Transgender Flag, by Flickr User torbakhopper

Is the T in LGBT being overlooked? From healthcare to employment, nearly 700,000 transgender people face acute discrimination and harassment. They are four times as likely as the general population to live in poverty and twice as likely to be unemployed. But who is their advocate? We discuss challenges facing the transgender community and how trans activists are carving out their own lane. Join the discussion at 7:30pmET.

In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:

Kylar Broadus @KylarBroadus
Senior Public Policy Counsel, Trans Civil Rights Project
thetaskforce.org

Ruby Corado @CasaRubyDC
Founder, Trans Coalition
casaruby.org

Julia Serano @JuliaSerano
Author and Activist
juliaserano.com

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