Dr. Rachel Levine

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Dr. Rachel Levine Becomes Highest-Ranked Transgender Official In US

Dr. Rachel Levine is the first transgender to be appointed as a four-star officer, Assistant Secretary of US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, for the first time in the country's history. Dr. Levine is already the "highest-ranked" transgender official in the United States, having been nominated by President Joe Biden. During her "swearing-in speech" on October 19, she called the event "historic" and "momentous."

Wed, 20 Oct 2021 - 01:30 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

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