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READERS WRITE Equality must be carried out fully

Feb 01, 2017 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)


As the mother of a son who was listed as "female" on his birth certificate, and witnessed him living through an agonizing childhood and adolescence trying to figure out why he felt different, I felt compelled to respond to "Reversing stance, Boy Scouts to allow transgender kids" (Jan. 31). While making a change after 100-plus years of deferring to birth certificates is significant, it will be critically important for leaders to recognize that a transgender bo...