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The Emotional Toll Of Covering Trump’s Military Trans Ban

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Covering trans issues as a professional means I need to maintain a certain distance. But no matter what, these issues affect me as an individual.

II was editing an essay when the first email notification came in, but I ignored it. Then came a second, and a third in quick…




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Katelyn Burns

Katelyn Burns

Political journalist. The first openly trans Capitol Hill reporter in US history. Writing about more than just trans issues. Follow her on Twitter @transscribe

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