With prom season upon us, Lambda Legal, "the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV," is running this empowering, potentially controversial advertisement.
I'm assuming the ambiguity whether this teen was born male or female is intentional. The ad is making the point that all that matters is how individuals see themselves and that they should be allowed to express that.
I agree. But then, I'm from Massachusetts, where ten years ago ours became the first state to allow gay marriage.
According to Gawker, one of the actors who portrayed McGruff the Crime Dog, John Morales, has been sentenced to 16 years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of a lot of things he shouldn't have had lying around his house:
[P]olice seized 1,000 marijuana plants, 27 weapons – including a grenade launcher, and 9,000 rounds of ammunition from [Morales'] home.