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    Spencer Micka

    Since 2005, about 230 Wisconsin school districts have adopted gender-inclusive policies, says Brian Juchems, co-director of GSAFE, an LGBTQ youth advocacy organization. But with state and federal law still unsettled, many districts struggle with putting nondiscrimination policy into practice.

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    Spencer Micka

    Megin McDonell, executive director of Fair Wisconsin, says the LGBTQ advocacy group’s top priority is adding gender identity to the state’s nondiscrimination law. Until that’s accomplished, her group is working with municipalities to enact local ordinances.

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    Spencer Micka

    Fear of discrimination is linked to transgender people delaying or avoiding medical care. Dr. Kathy Oriel, right, opened her own private clinic to better serve this vulnerable population.