From the December 2019 magazine.

Words Matter

Some transgender alcoholics have met with resistance when they come into AA seeking our help. Here we can practice Traditions Three and Five.

This past year, at the annual Remote Communities meeting that meets before each General Service Conference, Jane E., delegate for Area 49 (Southeastern New York) spoke. She encouraged the Fellowship to include AA’s transgender community as a remote community. Here are some things she had to say…

The Third Tradition comes to mind when thinking about the transgender alcoholic, who is becoming more visible in our area’s AA community. I’d like to share some thoughts and experience. 

-- Jane E.

Kings Park, N.Y.

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