Our featured historical idealist is Chiune Sugihara, who as a Japanese diplomat posted to Lithuania in the summer of 1940 provided thousands of visas to Jews seeking to escape persecution. By some estimates, Chiune’s actions benefited 100,000 people (those who escaped and their descendants). The Big Interview is with Benya Kruas, co-founder of Lead for America and executive director of Lead for MN—wow, you won’t want to miss her idealism and passion. In my C-Block, I again talk about how transgender youth are under attack by our own federal and state governments and I talk about having counselled a hurting 16-year-old transgender teen girl. Because I have to do something…