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Video Friday: Edith Bunker, Transgender Ally, 1977; Jeff Platt, Ally, 2014

Edith's Crisis of Faith - Part 2 - Clip

I’m putting the finishing touches on the discussion I’ve been posting about here in prep for the Kaiser Permanente 2nd Annual LGBTQI Health Symposium in Universal City, California, next week (More info about the Symposium itself here). I’ll be talking about being an ally to people who are transgender, which has been an incredible journey, » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: Equality Selfie, with Washington, DC Mayor Vince Gray

This week’s photograph was taken at Washington, DC’s Metropolitan Community Church. It’s a shot of Washington, DC’s Mayor, Vince Gray (@MayorVinceGray) posing for a selfie with several of his constituents.  View Gertrude Stein Club Forum 38249 on Flickr.com This group of constituents is special, because they are the beneficiaries of Washington, DC’s end to discrimination » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: The end of discrimination in health care for people who are transgender, Washington, DC USA

View Prohibition of Discrimination in Health Insurance based on Gender Identity or Expression 38025 on Flickr.com This weeks photograph was taken in the Mayor Vince Gray’s (@mayorvincegray) ceremonial office, in our nation’s capital (of course) Almost to the year, I wrote this post: When does it get better for trans* people? | Ted Eytan, MD. » » » » on to the full article

Photo Friday: 27th 17th Street High Heel Race, Dupont Circle, Washington, DC USA

View 17th Street High Heel Race 32748 on Flickr.com As featured in the DCist Metropolitan Blog this week, (see: About Tonight: October 31, 2013: DCist), I took this photograph at the finish line of the 27th annual 17th Street High Heel Race, in Dupont Circle, Washington, DC. The High Heel Drag Queen Race began 27 » » » » on to the full article

Visiting the oldest Gender Identity Clinic in the World: NHS’ Charing Cross, London England

Charing Cross Gender Identity Clinic (GIC) is legendary. It has a 47-year history of care for people who are transgender in the United Kingdom. This is 46 years longer than many health systems in the United States, which made me excited to come here to learn. It was a highlight of my sustainability tour of the » » » » on to the full article

Journey isn’t over: Going to the 50th Anniversary March on Washington

1963 – View Cvil Rights Protesters, Washington, DC on Flickr.com 2013 – View March on Washington 2013 29383 on Flickr.com I appreciated the experience of being crowded into a small space to experience what our civil rights ancestors did 50 years ago. I also really appreciated Martin Luther King, Jr III’s comment about the journey » » » » on to the full article

Photos and Video at SCOTUS: End of DOMA, beginning of better health for all

Here’s the video of the moment. And a photo of the news being delivered: View End of DOMA 26212 on Flickr.com And more photos: Here’s ePatientDave and myself, on November 5, 2008, the day after Proposition 8 passed, the day we met in person for the first time, in San Francisco, California. It seemed on » » » » on to the full article