Although support for marriage equality has increased nationally, understanding of gender identity has moved at a far slower clip. Transgender Americans face legal discrimination in many facets of everyday life, including housing, employment and public accommodations.
Join us for a panel discussion about the challenges of being transgender and current efforts to address discrimination.
Susan J. Becker, Professor of Law Emerita, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University
Henry Ng, M.D., MPH, FAACP, FACP, President, Gay and Lesbian Medical Association; Clinical Director, PRIDE Clinic; Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Stacey Parsons, Transgender Activist; Board Vice President, Margie's Hope; Facilitator, TransFamily Support Group
Darius Stubbs, Teaching Artist, Cleveland Public Theater
This discussion will be moderated by Pulitzer Prize winning columnist, Connie Schultz.