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At local community colleges, transgender students’ names are now whatever they prefer

September 14, 2016

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After realizing she identified as being female, the person who was born Anthony Escobar became Athena Escobar. But in school, Escobar had to keep using her legal first name. “It was hard to identify myself as something I’m not,” said Escobar, 21, who came out as transgender in high school. She has not undergone gender […]