Each person's story, their life, their experience is unique. However, there is so much more about many other transitions in my life that are all important. A national magazine called Voice of Woman wanted to publish stories of transgender people, including mine, and I was featured on the cover with my friend. The kids are all unique too, and the best part is that they talk to each other. My assigned gender was male, but I liked to dress up and use make-up. Listen to America. Project Zero.
And the Missouri Supreme Court is considering two cases — one involving a transgender teenager and the other a gay man — that could determine whether the Missouri Human Rights Act applies to discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
I am glad that I did. You have to accept yourself for who you are. Aviva Okeson-Haberman.