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    elective, it is not cosmetic, it is life-saving,” Laverne Cox, a black transgender woman and actress, says. One of America 's current hot topics is health care for transgender people, and what it should cover. For many healthcare insurance plans, sex reassignment surgery is not covered, because according to the healthcare companies it is not necessary. Transition surgery at times is even considered as a cosmetic surgery. Transgender people also go through many other struggles such as constant…

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    genders, either completely male or female. Transgender people may be identified as heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual and asexual. As transgender people are against the law of nature, some people think that transgender do not deserve equal rights as normal human beings and need to be rejected. Despite facing many obstacles and challenges, many transgender people have been successful in many career fields. For example, Marci Bowers is the first transgender woman to become a doctor, Laverne Cox is…

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    The recent arguments over the usage the transgender bathroom have aroused great controversy over whether transgender individuals should use the bathroom of which is indicated to them by their birth certificate, or should they use the bathrooms of their own preferences. The hottest topic on transgender bathroom use has been that the transgender should obtain their own unisex bathroom to avoid the public harassment that opposes them. If they obtain this bathroom it would silence the speculations…

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    reality. For those who don’t know Transgender is a term used to describe people who feel that their gender identity differs from the sex that was given at birth. In today’s world, Trans Americans have been experiencing more advocacy and media coverage than ever before. Still at this time Transgender individuals, particularly transgender women and transgender people of color, still face extreme issues regarding safety, health, Employment and general wellbeing. Transgender individuals experience…

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    chosen is “transgender kids” and how as a society we should protect them. This topic is wide enough to reach a nation and grab their attention, on the seriousness of transgender children. In a society, where you get killed for being yourself, protecting our future children should be a priority. Although in society people should be treated equally, not everyone believes that. I’ve read several different articles on the mental health and the effects it causes on transgender children. Transgender…

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    Transgender is a term that is best defined as a person identifying as the opposite gender in which they were biologically born with. Throughout history, transgenders have struggled to find acceptance in society. The transgender minority group have been fighting for antidiscrimination laws since the early nineteenth century. In terms of public policy, the transgender advocacy groups have a long way to go in abolishing discrimination. Transgenders have faced discrimination in health care,…

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    Transgender. This word is being heard more and more in America but what does it mean? According to the Webster Dictionary, the word transgender means “of, relating to or being a person who identifies with or expresses a gender identity that differs from the one which corresponds to the person 's sex at birth” ("Transgender"). Transgender and gender nonconforming people have in recent years earned recognition as being legitimate genders. An estimated .03% of the population within the United…

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    There are many reasons why this number can’t be fine. The main ones are though well never know just how many aren’t out. The other is the fact the term transgender is still a new term and something were still very much learning about. Though the best guess we have on the population of this minority group is around 700000 people (Williams Institute). That is roughly about 3-5 percent of the population in the…

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    lead to the protection of transgender people. Discrimination against transgenders is against the law and has stirred up arguments throughout the nation. With more and more transgenders standing up against discrimination, this has become a national issue. There has never been one case reported where a transgender has attacked anyone in a public restroom. So how could this conjure up the thought of “why go through emotional and physical steps to identify oneself as a transgender just to be used to…

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    both had their own view on the Transgender community, which they put out before they begun to speak. They even stated that everyone has a different experience when transitioning. How small the population the transgender community is, the lacked of education, and how there is no trans language. Which brings up a point Adelynn brought up in her speech that there is no one experience, each person has a different story. It was also brought up about transgender are being confronted on all…

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