News release from National Center for Transgender Equality:
Melissa Harris-Perry Show
Sunday, April 15, 2012
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST
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For the first time in recent memory, a major television network will dedicate an hour-long panel to discussing transgender social and political issues. NCTE Executive Director Mara Keisling will be a featured guest on the show joining other recognized experts on trans issues. The panel will focus broadly on advancing transgender equality and other political issues.
Mara Keisling is the founding Executive Director of the National Center for Transgender Equality. Mara is a transgender woman and a parent. As one of the nation’s leading voices for transgender equality, Mara has appeared on news outlets such as CNN and CSPAN, and is regularly quoted in the New York Times, the Washington Post and hundreds of other national and local print and electronic media.
Keisling will be joined by:
- Kate Bornstein, a writer and performance artist
- Joy-Anne Reid, MSNBC Contributor and Managing Editor of TheGrio.com
- Allison Kilkenny, reporter for The Nation