Interviews & Quotations

Here are some of my favorite interviews, profiles, and articles in which I am quoted. For more as they come up, check out my tagged blog posts.

Quoted by NBC News on Gavin Grimm

Gavin Grimm: When it comes to trans rights, ‘I’m in for the long haul’ The United States Supreme Court’s announcement Monday that it will no longer hear arguments in transgender student Gavin Grimm’s bathroom lawsuit left LGBTQ advocates disappointed and scrambling to regroup. “It’s not just about bathrooms, it’s about the right of trans people … Continue reading Quoted by NBC News on Gavin Grimm

Posted in quoted | Leave a comment

Quoted in the Observer on a Question to Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton Gets Personal At Downtown LGBT Center Asked about her experiences learning about LGBT issues at a forum in downtown Manhattan, Chelsea Clinton struck a deeply personal note. “I think the first time I heard the word ‘gay’ was when one of my mom’s law partners killed himself because he couldn’t figure out how … Continue reading Quoted in the Observer on a Question to Chelsea Clinton

Posted in quoted | Leave a comment

 

Chelsea Clinton Gets Personal At Downtown LGBT Center

Asked about her experiences learning about LGBT issues at a forum in downtown Manhattan, Chelsea Clinton struck a deeply personal note. “I think the first time I heard the word ‘gay’ was when one of my mom’s law partners killed himself because he couldn’t figure out how to come out to his family,” Ms. Clinton said, adding that she was 7 years old at the time.

Chelsea Clinton Gets Personal At Downtown LGBT Center | | Observer Chelsea Clinton, at forum with Christine Quinn, us
http://hannahsimpson.x10.bz3th New Jersey School District Votes to Allow Boys Who Identify as Female to Use Girls’ Bathrooms The Pascack Valley Regional School District in northern New Jersey voted Monday to allow students who identify as transgender to use restrooms and locker rooms based on their gender identity instead of their sex.
Amid a shifting tide of tolerance, transgender Jews search for faith and community – Women in the World in Association with The New York Times – WITW Amid a shifting tide of tolerance, transgender Jews search for faith and community – Women in the World in Association with The New York Times – WITWReconciling trans identity with Jewish tradition is a journey of highs and lows
With Marriage Off the Table, Is Trans Community the New Target? | Advocate.com Necessary But Dangerous: The recent uptick in legislation restricting transgender civil rights may be just the beginning of tough times for trans people if the Supreme Court settles the marriage question.
For Transgender People, a Good Doctor is Hard to Find – Scientific American Blog Network In her knee-length jumper and cobalt blue tights, Hannah Simpson cuts a neat figure. The vibrant 29-year-old student of osteopathic medicine throws back her thick chestnut-brown hair when she laughs, but she turns serious when talking about her experience as a patient rather than a caregiver.
The Smoke Signal | Transgender policy attracts news media

http://nytlive.nytimes.com/womenintheworld/20http://hannahsimpson.x10.bz6/02/23/finding-faith-and-community-as-a-transgender-jew/

 

Chelsea Clinton Gets Personal At Downtown LGBT Center

Asked about her experiences learning about LGBT issues at a forum in downtown Manhattan, Chelsea Clinton struck a deeply personal note. “I think the first time I heard the word ‘gay’ was when one of my mom’s law partners killed himself because he couldn’t figure out how to come out to his family,” Ms. Clinton said, adding that she was 7 years old at the time.