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Derrick Clifton

New York City
Freelance Journalist — Freelance, NBC News
Covers:  feminism, social justice, intersectionality, same-sex marriage, sexuality, american religion, american politics, race and ethnicity, arts and culture, gender issues, faith and spirituality, socioeconomic issues, lgbt issues

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Jul 26, 2017

Her role gave me ALL my life and affirmed my status as the "ratchet" one in some circles. Glad she's getting shine. 

Jul 26, 2017

Also: Please heed the voices of people throughout the trans spectrum today. This is an ideal time to listen to understand and empathize.

Jul 26, 2017

This isn't a mere "distraction." It also reads as a tactic to rally support for his agenda (i.e. healthcare repeal) 

Jul 26, 2017

Today's transgender military news is a classic example of using wedge issue politics to energize a base at the expense the marginalized.

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