gender http://wfpl.org en The Louisville Forum Is Adding a Transgender Panelist to the 'Growing Up Transgender' Discussion http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-forum-adding-transgender-panelist-growing-transgender-discussion <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Louisville Forum has added a transgender student to its panel discussion on transgender issues.</span></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:45:23 +0000 Laura Ellis 9690 at http://wfpl.org The Louisville Forum Is Adding a Transgender Panelist to the 'Growing Up Transgender' Discussion Louisville Forum on Transgender Issues Doesn't Include Any Transgender Panelists http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-forum-transgender-issues-doesnt-include-any-transgender-panelists <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Louisville Forum's July discussion will tackle the issue of growing up transgender in Louisville—though none of the four panelists are transgender.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The move has prompted criticism from some&nbsp;</span>LGBTQ<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and transgender activists and writers.</span></p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:05:45 +0000 Laura Ellis 9670 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Forum on Transgender Issues Doesn't Include Any Transgender Panelists Beyond Pink and Blue: Rebecca Grant, Defining Fairness http://wfpl.org/post/beyond-pink-and-blue-rebecca-grant-defining-fairness <p>Rebecca Grant was a Staff Sergeant in the Army National Guard. Twelve years into her military career, a fellow soldier found and circulated a picture of her wearing a dress. The Army took issue with the photo because she had enlisted and had been serving as male—her biological sex.<br><br>Rebecca is now the president of <a href="http://www.siennatg.org/">Sienna</a>, a transgender social, educational and support group, and has come out as transgendered and a lesbian. But embracing her identity hasn't been without challenges. "Right now, I'm able to still marry, let's say, my partner, a female, legally," she explains. "But once I have my sex change, I would not have that opportunity. And that seems completely wrong." Thu, 24 May 2012 10:30:00 +0000 Laura Ellis 421 at http://wfpl.org Beyond Pink and Blue: Rebecca Grant, Defining Fairness