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Barred from Prom, Teen Couple Celebrates Their Own Way

Until the last year or so, transgender people were little noticed by mainstream news media, except when they became the victims of hate crimes. But recent articles and memoirs by transgender writers, TV shows with transgender actors and characters, and rights campaigns have increased public awareness - and, perhaps, acceptance.   About 700,000 Americans - less than one-half percent of the adult population - identify as transgender: They feel their male or female bodies don't match...

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