Dr. Rachel Levine Thanks Supporters Following Historic Confirmation

Levine addressed members of the LGBTQ community in a statement Thursday.

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- New Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Rachel Levine is thanking supporters following her historic confirmation. Today in a statement, the former Pennsylvania Health Secretary addressed members of the LGBTQ community. She said in part, "Only through your work and advocacy over many decades is my story possible. I am humbled to be the first transgender individual to serve in a Senate-confirmed position."