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LGBT Profile: Jaiyah Saelua; Soccer Player, World Cup Qualifier, Transgender Female

From VICE news: In 2011, American Samoa’s Jaiyah Saelua became the first transgender person to play in a FIFA World Cup qualifier. Her appearance on the field made history — but so did her play. At the time, American Samoa … Continue reading

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LGBT Profile: The Transgender Experience, A First Person Op-Ed

From advocate.com: I came to terms with who I am toward the beginning of my sophomore year in high school. Having the support of my family, I began to express myself in a manner consistent with my identity. Starting with … Continue reading

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Could Bobbi Lancaster be LPGA’s First Transgender Competitor?

From The Huffington Post: As Postmedia News’ Randy Boswell reports via the Montreal Gazette, 62-year-old Bobbi Lancaster says her top priority is to qualify for the best professional women’s golf tour in the world. Although she won a senior women’s … Continue reading

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