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Rebecca Juro, 50, has been unemployed for the lastfour years and she can’t help butthink it’s because she’s transgender. She has applied for almost 100jobs and has gone on close to 20interviews, butthere have been no offers. No one says they aren’t hiring her because she’s transgender. But some employers tell her the job has been filled even though she continues to see postings for it online. Others have “laughed in my face.” “With as many non-trans people out of work as there are, it seems almost no one is going to hire a trans woman when there’s another choice,” said Juro, who lives at homewith hermom as she job hunts.

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