Bruce Jenner speculation comes at key time for transgender rights - Fredericksburg.com

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Bruce Jenner speculation comes at key time for transgender rights - Fredericksburg.com

In this Monday, Jan. 16, 2012 photo, former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner, with stitches and a scar on his face, attends an NBA basketball game between the Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles. Whether or not Jenner becomes its new champion, the transgender-rights movement is making remarkable strides on many fronts - ranging from mass-media visibility to legal protections. Yet despite the gains, activists say many transgender Americans, far more so than gays and lesbians, remain vulnerable to violence, discrimination and lack of understanding.

FILE - This Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 file photo shows Jamison Green, a transgender man, in San Francisco. Green, who owns Jamison Green & Associates, a transgender benefit consulting firm, says part of the reason more companies donít offer transgender benefits is that many are not aware that the insu...

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