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Transgender Americans Increasingly Visible, Vocal

2015 saw transgender people burst onto America’s social, cultural and political radar as never before, with a household name leading the charge. “This transition has been harder on me than anything I could imagine,” Caitlyn Jenner said in July when she received an Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award (ESPY) for courage. For decades, Jenner had been known as former Olympian Bruce Jenner, one of America’s most celebrated athletes. Jenner’s gender identity announcement and...

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