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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Enact Leelah's Law Petition breaks 100K - Written by Allison Woolbert

On January 3rd this year, Allison Woolbert wrote a petition and posted it on the site.  It was a petition that called for the President to respond and end the so called 'conversion therapy' against our youth.   

Today, in less than one month, 100,000 people have agreed and asked President Obama to end 'conversion therapy'.  Thank you goes out to every single signer and any person who believes we should stop the hate towards transgender people in this country.  

Leelahs Law

When Allison Woolbert wrote the petition, she had written the week  prior the petition at that hit over 300,000 signatures in just ten days. reported it was the fastest growing petition of 2014.  Frankly I wish Leelah was alive and that I never had to write it.

I believe Leelah's death should not be forgotten.  I believe that there are countless others that should never be forgotten.   

On Sunday, December 27, 2014, Leelah Alcorn a 17 year old transgender youth wrote a suicide note (NEW LINK for note- ;, posted it on Tumblr and then walked out to a highway and out in front of a semi-truck tragically ending her life.  In her last post, Leelah explained how her parents had forced her to attend conversion therapy, pulled her out of school and isolated her in an attempt to change her gender identity.  One of the last things Leelah wrote is as follows: 

"My death needs to be counted in the number of transgender people who commit suicide this year. I want someone to look at that number and say “that’s fucked up” and fix it. Fix society. Please.“ -Leelah Alcorn
Allison Woolbert is the CEO of Phoenix Consultants Group, an expert national software development firm. Allison brings her unique perspective and humor that draws on a rich variety and unusual breadth of experience as a woman in the 21st century.  Allison Woolbert continues to bring her unusual knowledge, experience and writings to the world at large. Allison also has many admirers and fans that love her and  continue to be supportive on her journeys and quests!
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