This California City Will Pay Transgender Residents $900 Monthly

Crowd raising and holding rainbow gay flags during a Gay Pride. Trans flags can be seen as well in the background. The rainbow flag is one of the symbols of the LGBTQ community

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According to Fox News, Palm Springs will pay Transgender Residents $900 Monthly solely for identifying as Trans or non-binary with no strings attached! This universal basic income will go to Trans residents regardless of their income! The Palm Springs City Council voted unanimously to pass this and has set aside $200,000 for this new pilot program! This new program will allow:

Twenty transgender and nonbinary Palm Springs residents will receive the free money funded by the taxpayers for 18 months, with advocacy-based health center DAP Health and LGBT advocacy group Queer Works managing the program.

Palm Springs Mayor Lisa Middleton who is a Transgender woman says:

"Transgender Americans suffer extremely high rates of under and unemployment. Transgender Americans face enormous challenges living full and authentic lives," the mayor said. "Those challenges have increased substantially in the past few years as transgender children and their families have been targeted by extremist legislators and governors."

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