Shannon Minter, a transgendered man, received an honorary law degree from the City University of New York School of Law during a ceremony last May at which Minter, along with other civil rights activists, addressed the graduating class. Minter is pictured in the center holding his degree. To his left is Paisley Currah, transgender activist, executive director of the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies at the CUNY Graduate School and professor at Brooklyn College. To Minter’s right is Ruthann Robson, professor of law at the City University of New York School of Law.
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