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Living Transgender: A five-part ‘Monitor’ series


Saturday, August 20, 2016

The Concord Monitor launched a five-part series that focuses on the lives of transgender people living in New Hampshire. Below, find a schedule for the profiles, with links to the stories and accompanying material as it is published through the week.

Sunday

mikayla-(2).jpgMikayla Bourque, a state employee who is protected from discrimination at work, fears the backlash from using a public restroom.

Also: N.H. transgender community ‘in the shadows’

Mondaykae.jpg

Kae Mason, an emerging activist in Concord, runs a hair salon downtown that’

s a welcoming place for anyone.

Also: Becoming visible: Where to find transgender resources in New Hampshire

Tuesday

madden.jpgAmherst doctor Jennifer Madden wants transgender patients to know she understands them and their medical needs.
Also: Progress seen in field of transgender medicine

Wednesday

 With support from the Concord School District, Ray Ramsey was able to fulfill his true identity.
Also: Transgender policy talk heats up in New Hampshire schools as it becomes national issue

Thursday

For transgender athletes, finding their rightful place on the playing field can be a challenging task.
Also: N.H. high schools navigate best practices for including transgender athletes


Thursday night: The Monitor will hold a forum examining bias, acceptance and next steps for the state’s transgender population. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m., downstairs at the Barley House, across from the State House. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

Community resources

GLAD Answers legal hotline: Monday-Friday, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at 800-455-GLAD

Transgender New Hampshire resource page: tg-nh.org/resources.html

Dartmouth-Hitchcock transgender clinic: (603) 650-8630

PFLAG-NH support groups:pflagnh.org/support-groups