Tuesday, January 5th, 2010
ABC News: President Obama recently named Amanda Simpson to be a Senior Technical Advisor to the Commerce Department. In a statement, Simpson, a member of the National Center for Transgender Equality’s board of directors, said that “as one of the first transgender presidential appointees to the federal government, I hope that I will soon be one of hundreds, and that this appointment opens future opportunities for many others.”
In this three-part series that aired in May 2008, Political Perspectives host Cynthia Dickstein talks with transgender guests Amanda Simpson and C. Michael Woodward about the issues that they must confront as a result of their decisions to change their genders.
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