Content Filed Under: Transgender Freedom Project

The Transgender Freedom Project works to amplify the stories of transgender people, their families, and their loved ones, in order to paint the complete picture of who transgender people are and the need for comprehensive, inclusive nondiscrimination protections.


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Congressional Candidate Wendy May Makes History in North Carolina

May 29, 2018, 2:45 pm With the announcement of her campaign, Wendy May has become the first openly transgender person to run for elected office in North Carolina. Here, she speaks about her desire to be a strong voice for equality.
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California Doctor Speaks Against Discrimination by Sharing Her Story as a Transgender Wife and Mother

May 23, 2018, 3:48 pm Physician Dana Pizzuti shares her story as a transgender mother and wife, and explains how her advocacy and life experience led her to write the soon to be published Transitioning in the Workplace: A Guidebook
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Mississippi Advocate for LGBTQ Equality Answers Questions on Tumblr for International Transgender Day of Visibility

By Shane Stahl • April 8, 2018, 12:34 pm Malaysia Walkertook the time to participate in a Tumblr AnswerTime Session on International Transgender Day of Visibility this year.
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Ohio Writer and Activist Uses Discrimination Experience in His Fight For Other Transgender People

March 8, 2018, 2:39 pm Théodore Pavlich, an Ohio writer, tells his story of the housing discrimination he faced because he is a transgender man.
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Transgender Activist in Michigan Works Toward Inclusion and Education For All

February 28, 2018, 12:54 pm Michigan activist Brenden Watts speaks about his work with the Trans People of Color Coalition, and how he works to humanize LGBTQ issues for all.
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Honoring Strong LGBT Support Among People of Faith on Religious Freedom Day

By Adam Polaski • January 16, 2017, 11:47 am The freedom of religion should be celebrated as a fundamental right, something vital for all people in our country – but it should never be used as a weapon, something explicitly and specifically leveraged to harm a class of people or make discrimination easier.
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Advocate & Entrepreneur Aydian Dowling: I Was Fired for Being Transgender

September 7, 2016, 9:40 am "A lot of people say that I must not have any issues being trans," Aydian Dowling said. But just a few years ago, Aydian was fired for being transgender, a story familiar with far too many transgender people.
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Transgender Veteran in Arizona Shares Her Decades-Long Journey to Living Freely

September 1, 2016, 2:54 pm "The positive thing for Transgender people who transition is that they are now being true to themselves. They have the strength to tell you who they are. They have the strength to live a life that they've kept hidden, for most, over half a century."
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Wisconsin Mother Calls for Deeper Understanding of Transgender People Following Son’s Suicide

August 25, 2016, 2:34 pm His mother Joanne has worked for the past year to carry the torch that Skylar left behind, still lit, still working to illuminate injustice and share the reality of what it means to be transgender.
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In Outrageous Ruling, Judge Grants Request by States Seeking to Roll Back Federal Transgender Protections

By Adam Polaski • August 22, 2016, 9:12 am The lawsuit, at its basest level, is a shameful attack on transgender people with one purpose: To enshrine transgender people as second-class citizens under the law and inflict discrimination into their everyday lives.
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Transgender Fashion Model Tracey Norman: ‘Don’t Be Afraid to Live Your Truth’

By Adam Polaski • August 17, 2016, 11:58 am Tracey's beautiful comeback story is inspiring – a signal that the world has changed for so many, and a motivation for us to continue pushing forward and committing to lasting, full non-discrimination protections once and for all.
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WATCH: Chris Mosier, Transgender Athlete, Appears in Stunning New Nike Ad

By Adam Polaski • August 9, 2016, 10:19 am This week, in a huge step forward for visibility for transgender people, a new TV ad from Nike debuted during Olympics coverage on Monday night.
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WATCH: Transgender People Share Experiences Transitioning in the Workplace with Supportive Coworkers

By Adam Polaski • August 3, 2016, 9:31 am This week Logo released a new web video that helps showcase the stories of transgender Americans and underline the importance of coworkers, friends, and other allies accepting, understanding, and affirming their identities.
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National TV Ad Depicting Transgender Discrimination to Premiere During Republican National Convention

July 11, 2016, 8:24 am A groundbreaking ad depicting the challenges faced by transgender people in accessing public restrooms—and highlighting the lack of state and federal nondiscrimination protections for transgender people—will have its national television debut on FOX News Channel next Thursday, July 21, during the final night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Groundbreaking New TV Ad Promoting Transgender Protections Will Debut During Republican National Convention

By Adam Polaski • July 11, 2016, 8:00 am Today, Freedom for All Americans is proud to stand up for the launch of a new national television ad showcasing the discrimination that transgender Americans face each day.
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