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'Transition Closet' Opens in Fayetteville Church

J. Froelich
Ozarks at Large
Pastor Clint Schnekloth stands with Transition Closet founder and facilitator, Amare Roush, in Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fayetteville.

Transgender, nonbinary, lesbian and gay youth in Arkansas, and across the county, lacking access to proper gender-confirming apparel and undergarments, now have access to the "Transition Closet." Located securely inside Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fayetteville, the free service is operated by Amare Roush who provides encouraging guidance to all who enter. 


Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards.
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