Lauren Foster was one of the first transgender models to appear in Vogue, all the way back in 1980—although not even the editors of the magazine knew it at the time. Since then she has become an author, a star of “The Real Housewives of Miami,” and an advocate for trans equality—and she wants the next president to make sure gender-transition care is covered in all 50 states. Check out the video above to see her full message to the next president. Then make your own and join our #DearNextPresident campaign.
Fusion is asking young people around the country to talk about their most pressing issues this election season using the phrase “Dear next president … ” You can learn more about the project, hear more voices from the campaign, and learn how to contribute your own video to #DearNextPresident.