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Past Event

Michelle Meow Show Special: Transgender in the Workplace

Blue Shield of California has been working to advance LGBTQ+ equality at all levels, and some of its greatest ambassadors have been its own employees. When Angelica Matsuno’s son first came out as trans, she turned to her employer, Blue Shield of California, for guidance and support, because she wanted to be a true ally during her son’s transition. Shield Pride, the company's LGBTQ+ employee-led resource group, provided Angelica with a supportive environment at work, guidance and resources to help her and her family through her son’s ongoing transition.

Angelica’s experience has inspired her to leverage her role at work to start developing a provider-and-doctor education that includes sensitivity training when LGBTQ+ and other gender-nonconforming patients seek care. Join us for a free lunch and in-depth discussion from a pathbreaker.

See more upcoming Michelle Meow Shows at The Commonwealth Club here.

Lunch provided by Blue Shield of California.


Photo courtesy and copyright Waad al-Kateab

October 10, 2019

The Commonwealth Club of California
110 The Embarcadero
Toni Rembe Rock Auditorium
San Francisco, 94105
United States


Speakers TBA

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Michelle Meow

Host, "The Michelle Meow Show" (Radio and KBCW TV); Twitter @msmichellemeow

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John Zipperer

Host, Week to Week Political Roundtable, The Commonwealth Club—Co-Host