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Trans Student Kicked Out of Baptist University

Trans Student Kicked Out of Baptist University

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A young woman was booted from California Baptist University in Riverside after she came out as transgender on the MTV program True Life.

Domaine Javier appeared on an episode entitled "I'm Passing As Someone I'm Not." In August, the 24-year-old nursing student was expelled from the private university, specifically because she's biologically male but identifies as female. The school would not provide comment to the media.

"This totally ruined my career path," Javier told the Riverside Press-Enterprise. Read more here and watch Javier perform in a voice class recital below.

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Neal Broverman is the Editorial Director, Print of Pride Media, publishers of The Advocate, Out, Out Traveler, and Plus, spending more than 20 years in journalism. He indulges his interest in transportation and urban planning with regular contributions to Los Angeles magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. He lives in the City of Angels with his husband, children, and their chiweenie.
Neal Broverman is the Editorial Director, Print of Pride Media, publishers of The Advocate, Out, Out Traveler, and Plus, spending more than 20 years in journalism. He indulges his interest in transportation and urban planning with regular contributions to Los Angeles magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. He lives in the City of Angels with his husband, children, and their chiweenie.