Transgender Identity, Rights on Eastern Standard

Mar 9, 2015

The Kentucky Senate wants to require public school students to use the bathroom of their biological sex. That’s an issue affecting transgender students while late last year, an Ohio teen committed suicide stating a hope that her death would create a dialogue about discrimination, abuse and lack of support for transgender people.

From left: Tuesday Meadows, John Hingsbergen
Credit Logan Riley

On this week's show, we'll carry on the dialogue about transgender rights and identity.

Guests: Tuesday Meadows, advocate and writer on Transgender issues; Sebastian Barr, doctoral student at the University of Louisville, researching transgender issues; T. Gonzales, community activist and organizer; Lisa Tannock, MD, Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, University of Kentucky

Here is a link to the document provided by guest Sebastian Barr:
Trans 101: A Basic Introduction to Transgender People

And here are the link and phone number for the Trans Lifeline, mentioned during the show: