He has a long history of supporting trans rights, his platform addresses the specific problems trans people face, and he takes pains to include transgender people in the sweeping universal programs that are his hallmark. There's no question: on trans issues, Bernie Sanders is the best candidate in the presidential race.
Jamie Gardner is a lab tech and socialist organizer.
They say that under capitalism, the only thing worse than being exploited by a boss is not being exploited by a boss. But I recently realized that reeducating and retooling yourself to be exploited by a new boss in a new industry is terrible, too — not to mention risky and expensive.