Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr Rachel Levine pictured at a press conference in May last year. Photo: AP Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr Rachel Levine pictured at a press conference in May last year. Photo: AP
Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr Rachel Levine pictured at a press conference in May last year. Photo: AP
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US poised to get first transgender federal official after Joe Biden taps Rachel Levine as assistant health secretary

  • Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine is one of the few transgender people serving in elected or appointed positions in the US
  • Her nomination to federal office will require confirmation by the Senate, which will soon be in the Democrats’ hands

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Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr Rachel Levine pictured at a press conference in May last year. Photo: AP Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr Rachel Levine pictured at a press conference in May last year. Photo: AP
Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr Rachel Levine pictured at a press conference in May last year. Photo: AP
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