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Remember: natural disasters are no excuse for intolerance and violence against the transgender population.

Hurricane Irene Is Coming: Guide to Making Shelters Safe for Transgender Evacuees From North Carolina to New York City, thousands of people have already evacuated their homes to escape Hurricane Irene's path. Among them are transgender people who, like others, don't have anywhere else to turn to except for evacuation shelters. Considering the unique difficulties transgender evacuees encounter, NCTE, Lambda Legal, and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force have issued these simple guidelines to assist shelters in making their … Read More

via National Center for Transgender Equality's Blog