A transgender Republican appeals to Baker – CommonWealth Magazine

My latest over at the CommonWealth Magazine. A little different than what many readers of my blog would be used to, but about an issue I feel as strongly about as I do towards ballot access and transparency, if not more. An excerpt:

This humanistic outlook on what other people do with their own life is a trait that I respect and admire within the party, which is why your reluctance to defend the rights of our transgender citizens to live authentically confuses me. How can we claim we’re for protecting the safety and freedoms of the individual when we’ve become complicit in letting our society create a caste of second class citizens?

Read the rest here.