President Barack Obama on Monday selected two transgender people for presidential appointments. Raffi Freedman-Gurspan and Shawn.
(CNN) President Barack Obama has appointed the first openly transgender White House staff member, according to an announcement.
President Obama has appointed a transgender woman to serve on his Advisory Council on Faith-based Neighborhood Partnerships.
The White House has appointed its first openly transgender staff member. Obama, said in an e-mailed statement confirming the appointment.
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