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Transgender sportswriter Mike Penner dies




A transgender individual applies makeup after working as a escort in night club to earn money in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
A transgender individual applies makeup after working as a escort in night club to earn money in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
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LA Times sportswriter Mike Penner was found dead over the weekend, having apparently committed suicide. Penner changed his gender identification in 2007 and began living and writing as Christine Daniels. Later detransitioning, he reassumed Mike Penner's gender and byline. Did gender trouble prompt his suicide? What unique challenges do transgender people face in their professional and personal lives?

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Autumn Sandeen, New Media Reporter for Pam’s House Blend

Patricia Wojdowski, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, specializing in therapy for gender variant individuals and couples. For more info, visit: GenderCounseling.com