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Anne Ogborn

"Starting a school for transgendered people in India"

San Bruno, CA, USA
Speaks: English, Hindi
Joined Aug 27, 2006
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Joined Aug 27, 2006 Activist Aspirations Rabid 
Here for Meeting Friends, Support a Cause 
Group Host of none yet
Groups (AGR) A Green Road, Amnesty International, Habitat for Humanity, NAACP, Oxfam
Hometown Salina, KS 
Birthday Jan 15  
Languages English, Hindi  
About Me I have a long history of activism for transsexual rights. I founded KCGS, Gender Dysphoria Support, and Transgender Nation San Francisco. I was active in organizing the first year, pre Camp-Trans response to the Nancy Burkholder MWMF affair.
I was the editor and publisher of the Transsexual News Telegraph for it's first several issues. I joined the Hijra community in 1993, and have been going back and forth since.
I'm currently starting a school for TG people in India,
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Activist Aspirations Rabid
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Eating Habits Junk Food Junkie  
Wild Fact About Me 'Wild' is a dangerous, normalizing construct. There's nothing wild about me.
My Philosophy I'm an engineer. I try to understand the world, and do things that create actual change for the good.
What Gives Me Hope The current status of anti-Irish discrimination in America.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Resign. I'm not qualified for any of those jobs.
What/who changed my life and why Many people have changed my life. Indeed, my life is a series of interactions with people.
What Bugs Me  
What Scares Me  
Role Models Rachel Pollack. Fran Windler. Mohandas K  
Quotation Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
(Margaret Mead)
Interests Community Development, Disabilities / Challenged, Fair/Alternative Trade, International Development, Software, Robots, Internet  
Music Jessica Xavier  
Movies The good, the bad, the ugly., Dead man walking  
TV Shows I don't own a TV  
Favorite Foods who cares  
Favorite Places The basti of Hazrat Nizammuddin. The Dar  
Can't Live Without air, water, rice, protein, justice  
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