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Cancer claims trans role model and advocate Andrew Cray

Rest In Peace

LEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS

andrew crayLEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — A post Thursday on Andrew Cray’s Facebook page brought the news that he passed away following an apparent second bout with cancer. By all accounts Cray was a selfless and tireless advocate for trans people and for many, the news was quite shocking, especially considering he was only 28.

Cray was most recently with American Progress as a Policy Analyst working to get the Affordable Care Act implemented by the states.  Prior to that, he worked for the National Center for Transgender Equality on trans and LGBT health policies. At the National Coalition for LGBT Health, he worked to ensure the health needs of LGBT veterans were met.

Sarah McBride in Facebook:

“He had a warm heart up until the end, always putting the feelings and needs of others ahead of his own. He contributed more in his 28 years than most would ever…

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