Joan Harris and her son Alex of Auburn, supporters of equal rights, attend the board meeting of the Rocklin Academy Family of Schools on Monday evening.
Joan Harris and her son Alex of Auburn, supporters of equal rights, attend the board meeting of the Rocklin Academy Family of Schools on Monday evening. Jose Luis Villegas
Joan Harris and her son Alex of Auburn, supporters of equal rights, attend the board meeting of the Rocklin Academy Family of Schools on Monday evening. Jose Luis Villegas
Erika D. Smith

Erika D. Smith

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Transgender kids have a lot to be thankful for – but mostly the California Legislature

September 19, 2017 05:41 PM

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Erika D. Smith joined The Sacramento Bee in May 2015 after spending most of her career in the nebulous Midwest. She previously worked for The Indianapolis Star in Indiana, where, as metro columnist, she covered issues related to neighborhoods, community development, public safety and diversity. She also worked for five years at the Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio. She is a native of Cleveland.

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