amanda simpson

Seeing My Transgender Roommate Transition Changed Me Too

There’s a certain amount of brouhaha amongst some evangelical Republicans over a minor presidential appointment in the Commerce Department. Amanda Simpson will perform a job for the public benefit that…

Erica Maxwell | January 7, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Barack Obama Appoints A Transgendered Woman To A Major Post

Amanda Simpson, Barack Obama’s new appointee to the Commerce Department, looks like your average powerful woman with well-coiffed hair and a skirt suit. But a few years ago, Amanda was…

Kate Torgovnick/ | January 5, 2010 - 2:10 pm