Trans Talk: NCTE Update and SOFFA Support Group

First Sandra Meade and JD interview Mara Keisling, Founding Executive Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality. They talk about significant progress made over the past year in the march towards equality for the trans* community, especially areas of employment and health care, as well as the outlook and priorities for the coming year.

The next interview guest is Fiona Nowling. Fiona leads a local Kansas City Support group known as SOFFA, a group for significant others, family, friends and allies of transgender people. They discuss the mission of the support group and some of the typical issues faced by those who seek out support from the group.

The show starts out with the LGBT news for the week and then finishes with the community calendar update.

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