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Acting Director Kris Hayashi of The Transgender Law Centers Discussses Equality

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Kris Hayashi is the Acting Director for the Transgender Law Center based in San Francisco California.  The Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. They envision a future where gender self-determination and authentic expression are seen as basic rights and matters of common human dignity.  We discuss trans equality in 2014 and where do we go from here.

Kris Hayashi has been active in social, racial, and economic justice organizing for over 20 years.  For the last ten years Kris served as the Executive Director/Co-Director of the Audre Lorde Project, a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color organizing center based in New York City.  Previously, he served as a Trainer/Organizer at Western States Center in Portland, Oregon and as Executive Director of Youth United for Community Action, a youth organizing group in California, led by young people of color organizing for social and environmental justice

For more information on the The Transgender Law Center, please go to http://www.transgenderlawcenter.org