Transgender Teen Gets Apology After DMV Forces Her to Remove Makeup

Chase Culpepper, 17, received an apology a year after DMV employees told her she had to "look male" in her driver's license photo.
1:28 | 04/23/15

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Transcript for Transgender Teen Gets Apology After DMV Forces Her to Remove Makeup
It's been a long road after trying to get on the road on the car right here it really just hit mean. Policy hasn't obtain news and that is a big deal for attention of people that at least in South Carolina the do you mean that can get its devices like anybody else planned. Starting in a few weeks the DMV Huron South Carolina will no longer be able to tell residents how to do their hair or makeup or what to Wear. And a little less than a month employees will receive mandatory training. To enforce these policies all thanks to chase Cole Pepper your long battle. The state. That's on fortune and that. This processing capacity on three tests but has equality should be are already. There for our people finally on Monday Culpepper settlement with the state had been approved step forward for transgender residents in the state she's brave she strong and she stood up for herself which back a 100%. Goal -- Mother Teresa says her daughter took action after being forced to take off her make up last march tasteless turn away initially because she that would delay the supervisor abortion Lama. So it's very hurtful to see my child discriminated against for the first time my government agency. Bolt Culpepper and Mother's Day today is a whole different feeling that comparison this is a day of victory at Carolina that's how I think Ambac today as a major victory for change and right in Colombia Daryn boat tell news thirteen.

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