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35 Trans Heroes for my 35th Birthday

[20/35]: Laxmi Narayan Tripathi

A transgender rights activist challenging stereotypes of the hijra community. She was the first transgender person to represent the Asia Pacific region in the UN in 2008. http://www.indianwomenblog.org/exclusive-transgender-laxmi-narayan-tripathi-introduces-her-husband-to-jwb/

[19/35]: Tyler Titus

The first openly transgender person elected in Pennsylvania. A licensed counselor that had already worked with schools, he won a seat on the Erie school board. http://www.pennlive.com/news/2017/11/tyler_titus_wins_seat_to_becom.html

[18/35]: Lisa MIddleton

The first openly transgender person elected to a non-judicial office in California. With her win and the win of Christy Holstege, the Palm Springs City Council is entirely queer. http://www.newnownext.com/palm-springs-transgender-lisa-middleton/11/2017/