We need to read more transgender stories like Jasmin Taylor-Scott's in mainstream media


The cover of the latest issue of the Australian Women's Weekly shows Michelle Obama and Meryl Streep embracing behind a coverline that reads, "Why we're friends." The image is catnip to a gay lefty like myself: two of the world's most beloved no-last-names-needed women – Michelle! Meryl! – together at last, sharing a sly joke, just as they do monthly in my dreams.

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