Obama Names First Transgender Presidential Appointee

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Today Amanda Simpson was appointed to be a technical advisor at the Commerce Department, making her the first openly transgender presidential appointee. "I hope that I will soon be one of hundreds," said Simpson. [CNN]

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Um, how can you be a closeted transgender? I guess...if you go around pretending that you're biologically of that gender?

Anyway, this is cool as hell.