Scout Merry

October 3, 2008 | 12:00 p.m. CDT
Scout Merry, who was born a female, said she doesn't fit in the black-and-white dichotomy of gender labels. An advocate and manager at The Shelter, which provides services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, Merry sees the either-or options of male and female public bathrooms as the epitome of the struggles faced by transgender people.

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