Author: susanj

happy birthday

happy birthday

by Kerrigan J. Merz I was born November 21, 1990 in a small North Carolina town. When I was nine years old, November 20 was christened Transgender Day of Remembrance. I wouldn’t learn of...

Excellus gets perfect score on HRC Corporate Equality Index

Excellus gets perfect score on HRC Corporate Equality Index

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender...

Dr. Luis Rosario-McCabe returns from PR relief effort

Dr. Luis Rosario-McCabe returns from PR relief effort

On Tuesday, October 24th a team of medical providers from the University of Rochester Medical Center flew to Puerto Rico to provide much-needed aid and care to residents as they continue to recover from...

Cleaning My Closet: #MeToo

Cleaning My Closet: #MeToo

by Meredith Reiniger 1. The waiter unfurled the large cloth napkin, pulled it across my lap and pushed his hand into my crotch. 2. A male, selling shoulder bags, suggested I try one, and...

New DIY Name Change Guide from Empire Justice

New DIY Name Change Guide from Empire Justice

DMV. Health insurance. Credit cards. Passport. Voter registration. School records. Social security. Payroll. Public databases. These are just a few of the places your legal name and gender marker reside. For many in the...