Mia Tu Mutch, 22, identifies as transgender and prefers female pronouns. Mutch was refused health care access after service providers discovered she is transgender. She is not alone.
I tried to break the news to my father as casually as I could – almost as an afterthought. “I won’t be reachable for a while,” I said. “I’ll be out of town traveling through China and North Korea.” Dead silence on the other end of the line. Followed by, after a long pause, “I didn’t think I heard you correctly.”
But there’s a problem for Lee and his image as an innovative tech mayor, one that he inherited from former Mayor Gavin Newsom – the city’s antiquated information technology systems.