“In my opinion, the most pressing issue for the trans community is that it is 100% misunderstood,” says Christian, a transgender Ohioan and star of the ACLU of Ohio’s video short film series, Transgender Spotlight.
The ACLU of Ohio agrees.
Where you live matters. The zip code you live in matters even more. According to a recent study by Virginia Commonwealth University, life expectancy for those that live in the 44103 zip code near St Clair and Superior is 12 years less than for those living 10 miles down the road in the 44124 zip code of Lyndhurst.
By Chris Geggie
The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) was voted down in a referendum at the beginning of this month. HERO extended nondiscrimination protections to include numerous classes of people on the basis of race, age, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and pregnancy.