If you want to better understand the history of the transgender community and the violence that many face every day of their life – especially my brothers and sisters of color – than take a few minutes to read this piece on Rita Hester. Unfortunately, it’s looking like we are going to have many new names to read at TDOR later this year…read more
Thank you for finding the words that elude me in my anger Charlotte Clymer:
“There are systemic barriers in place that enable this epidemic of violence against trans people, particularly, black trans women. It’s discrimination in employment, discrimination in housing, discrimination in credit. If you cannot create a livelihood, if you can’t get hired, if you can’t find suitable housing, you’re at greater risk of violence,” Charlotte Clymer, an LGBTQ+ activist, said.