Rest In Peace, Alexis Rivera

By: Thursday March 29, 2012 8:39 pm

On Thursday, March 28, 2010, Alexis passed away due to complications from AIDS. Alexis Rivera’s short biography from the Transgender Law Center from when she was their staff Community Advocate: Alexis Rivera, a proud queer trans-identified woman, was born and raised in Los Angeles. Alexis has been involved in the Transgender community for the past [...]

My VA Gender Marker Change Didn’t Quite Go To Plan

By: Thursday July 14, 2011 12:30 pm

One can change one’s [Veterans Administration] record to reflect one’s gender without genital reconstruction surgery. This was from the National Center For Transgender Equality’s (NCTE’s)talking points regarding a significant change to the Veterans Administration (VA) policies for transgender veterans. This change of policy on gender markers was clearly intended by the senior leadership of the [...]

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