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Posts published by “Kit Gertje”

Community Care Center offers services for vulnerable community members

Olympia now has a centralized service hub—specifically for the people who have historically had the least access to services. The Providence Community Care Center, which officially opened on September 13, provides a space for more than ten community partners who are serving the most vulnerable members of Thurston County. The…

Obamacare repeal raises fears in local transgender communities

As the Republican-dominated federal government bickers about how to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), concerns about losing both healthcare and protection from discrimination are rising in the transgender community. When asked if anybody was afraid of losing coverage if Obamacare is repealed, several people at the February…

Letter to use when writing in support of trans* rights

Dear [representative, senator, dean, administrator, etc.], My name is [_______] and I am a [citizen, resident, etc.] of [city, district, state, etc.]. I am writing to encourage your institution to follow the directive put forth by the Obama administration regarding trans* students using bathrooms, despite the current administration’s rollback. Legislation…

The thousands who marched need to stand up for Trans* People

On January 21, 2017, thousands marched in the Women’s March. It was a massive demonstration against misogyny in American culture and politics that displayed the will for national change. Now is the time to use that power to support the trans* community. Recently, the republican administration rolled back President Obama’s…

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