Changing My Recorded Gender With DOD

By: Tuesday May 21, 2013 2:41 pm

After my surgery and later issuance of a new birth certificate last November, I wanted to apply to the Department of the Navy (DON) to change my recorded gender. The Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) keeps track of servicemembers and retirees genders, so I wanted, for gender affirmation and DOD acknowledgement, my gender reflected [...]

Critical Letters to the Editor Printed but No Apology from the Lowell Sun

By: Wednesday December 21, 2011 1:29 pm

The Lowell Sun printed two letters to the editor today critical of the Sun‘s December 16 anti-trans “Christmas” column, written by Dan Phelps. The first letter printed was written by Allyson Robinson of the Human Rights Campaign. The second letter printed was co-authored by Gunner Scott, Executive Director of Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition, and Ethan [...]

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