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With legendary Olympic athlete and reality TV star Bruce Jenner now publicly opening up about transitioning to live as a woman, the awareness of transgender people may be reaching a crucial public threshold. But even still, the wider public has very little comprehension of the concept itself. In Transgender Complete: A Virtual Handbook, author Joanne Borden explores this topic from multiple angles — ranging from the lived experiences of herself and others to the scientific research on the biological underpinnings — in order to help create better public understanding.

You can purchase the book here.

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President Joe Biden

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Two tiresome realities about being president of the United States: first, everybody blames you for things over which you have little or no control: such as the worldwide price of oil, and international shipping schedules. Should there be too few electronic gee-gaws on store shelves to pacify American teenagers this Christmas, it will be Joe Biden’s fault.

Second, everybody gives you advice, whether you ask for it or not. Everywhere you look, Democrats and Democratically-inclined pundits are tempted to panic. “The cold reality for Biden,” writes New York Magazine’s Jonathan Chait “is that his presidency is on the brink of failure.” A return to Trumpism, and essentially the end of American democracy, strikes Chait as altogether likely.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci

Reprinted with permission from Media Matters

Politico reported Wednesday night that Dr. Anthony Fauci has turned down invitations to appear on Fox News since July, with the article complaining that the move has left the Biden administration “with few go-to communicators for conservative audiences who remain hesitant about the vaccine.”

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