Transgender tween responds to inauguration speech

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Sadie, the 11-year-old transgender girl whose handwritten response to President Obama’s inaugural address is going viral. Photo courtesy of Sadie’s family


While many in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community were thrilled with President Barack Obama’s mentions of gay and lesbians in his inaugural address, an 11-year-old transgender girl named Sadie wondered why the President didn’t directly address trans people, too.

“Sadie was so proud of President Obama for including the gay community in his inaugural address on Monday; however, she felt like the trans community wasn’t included,” Sage, Sadie’s mother, told The Huffington Post on Tuesday. “That inspired her to write her own ‘speech.'”

Read more at Huffington Post Gay Voices

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