School and work don’t make too many people’s lists of favorite places to be, yet they’re where we spend a huge chunk of our lives. If you’re lucky, you enjoy them. If you don’t, it’s at least a consolation if you feel comfortable being there.
But while many people take that thought for granted, the workplace and the campus can be two of the most unforgiving places for LGBT people.
We were especially interested in hearing from people about what it’s like to be transgender while also trying to maintain some sense of normalcy in school and at work. Transgender issues can be especially hard to overcome in these settings — incorrect assumptions, deep-rooted prejudices and lack of exposure are huge hurdles to jump.
The team at Whisper got back to us with these compelling stories.
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