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From the Ted Talk by Ivan Coyote: Why we need gender-neutral bathrooms

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(Applause) _____ people and trans issues, they've been getting a lot of mainstream media attention lately. And this is a _____ and necessary thing, but most of that attention has been focused on a very few individuals, most of whom are _____ rich and pretty famous, and probably don't have to worry that much anymore about where they're going to pee in between classes at their community college, or where they're going to get changed into their gym strip at their public high school. Fame and _____ insulates these television star trans people from most of the everyday challenges that the rest of us have to tackle on a _____ _____.

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  1. kinda
  2. daily
  3. basis
  4. money
  5. trans
  6. great

Original Text

(Applause) Trans people and trans issues, they've been getting a lot of mainstream media attention lately. And this is a great and necessary thing, but most of that attention has been focused on a very few individuals, most of whom are kinda rich and pretty famous, and probably don't have to worry that much anymore about where they're going to pee in between classes at their community college, or where they're going to get changed into their gym strip at their public high school. Fame and money insulates these television star trans people from most of the everyday challenges that the rest of us have to tackle on a daily basis.

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