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Ruby Corado runs Casa Ruby, a drop-in and service center for transgender people in Washington, D.C. Through the center, Corado helps people find housing, medical care and get food. Corado also has 22 beds in transitional housing for transgender adults and youth who would otherwise be homeless. Lexey Swall/GRAIN for NPR hide caption

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Casa Ruby Is A 'Chosen Family' For Trans People Who Need A Home

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Former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner recently opened up in an interview with ABC about identifying as a transgender woman - and in doing so, helped push transgender issues into the mainstream media. Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP hide caption

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Chase Culpepper, 17, was told by DMV officials that she was not allowed to wear makeup in her license photo. The transgender teen sued the federal government for sex discrimination and violating her free speech rights. Courtesy of Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund hide caption

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Aydian Dowling is currently leading the annual "Ultimate Guy" contest held by Men's Health magazine. If he wins, he will be the first trans man to appear on the cover. Jason Robert Ballard/FTM Magazine hide caption

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Transgender Man Leads 'Men's Health' Cover Model Contest

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Michaela leans on her mother, Dee, while talking to Dr. Karin Selva about puberty suppression. Kristian Foden-Vencil/Oregon Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Puberty Suppression Now A Choice For Teens On Medicaid In Oregon

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Shane Fairchild (left) tells his friend Sayer Johnson that his late wife, Blue Bauer, was "the only person I ever met that ever treated me like I was me." StoryCorps hide caption

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Losing A Soul Mate And A Pillar Of St. Louis' Trans Community

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When Alexis Paige lost her job, she was afraid she would have to discontinue her estrogen treatments. That can't happen now under the Oregon Health Plan. Cree Jude Gordon/Courtesy Alexis Paige hide caption

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In Oregon, Medicaid Now Covers Transgender Medical Care

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In Preventing Trans Suicides, 'We Have Such A Long Way To Go'

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Lily McBeth Pioneered Classroom Opportunities For Transgender Teachers

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