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North Carolina
I did not expect I would have to raid my retirement and savings accounts for treatment prescribed by my doctors, when other state employees would be covered for the same procedures. It is demeaning and fundamentally unfair. - Julia McKeown

Every dad wants to be able to ensure his child can get the medical care they need. It’s infuriating to think that I work just as hard as any of my coworkers, but the coverage I receive for my family is not the same as theirs because my son is transgender. - Michael D. Bunting, Jr.

Michael Bunting, father of a transgender youth
[Photo: Michael D. Bunting]

[Photo: Michael D. Bunting and Shelley Bunting]

[Photo: Max Kadel]

[Photo: Max Kadel]

[Photo: Max Kadel]

[Photo: Julia McKeown]

[Photo: Julia McKeown]

[Photo: Connor Thoenen-Fleck and Alexis Thoenen]

[Photo: Connor Thoenen]

[Photo: Jason Fleck, Alexis Thoenen, Connor Thoenen-Fleck]