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Foundations Must Do Far More to Aid Transgender People

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Transgender people are our colleagues, friends, neighbors, and family members. More than one million transgender people live in the United States, according to the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law. And in philanthropy, as many as one person in 50 people identifies as transgender or gender nonconforming, according Funders for LGBTQ Issues.

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