04 May 2018

Tulare, California

estimated transgender population:  364*
(rounded down)

Credit:  https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/6e/Veterans_Memorial_Building_Tulare%2C_CA.jpg

ezs note:  Among its many honors, Tulare, California has the distinct honor of Honorable Mention in the California Sustainability Index.  Congratulations, Tulare!  Next time, I'm sure you'll get the big prize!

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