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Transwomen of Color

To Governor Phil Bryant and Every Congressman That Approved HB1523

J. Mercedes Cardona | Posted 04.28.2017 | Politics
J. Mercedes Cardona

If ever there was a time that a neighbor needed to show love to the Mississippi LGBTQ community, it is now. I will not be silent while their freedoms are trampled. This is too close to home. It's an empty echo/reminder of past oppressors. The essence of HB1523 is a full-fledged fear induced witch hunt fitted with life draining prose.

Michelle Rodriguez Can Have Several Seats When It Comes to Trans Narratives

Sidney Chase | Posted 11.06.2016 | Queer Voices
Sidney Chase

Not only does this put into the minds of Americans that transition is something external that is forced, but it also paints us as villains in a time where over 20 trans women have been killed this year.

Jamaican Transgender Women Lend Their Voices To 'We Are Jamaicans' Campaign

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Jamaican Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays (J-FLAG) launched in January a video campaign in hopes of raising awareness about the lesbian, ...

Why Centering Race In Transgender Advocacy Is Key To Equality For All

Kortney Ryan Ziegler, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kortney Ryan Ziegler, Ph.D.

While trans folks celebrate recent gains, we cannot forget that trans people of color have limited access to those gains. If striving for the equal recognition of all trans people is our goal, then the steps that ensure the longevity of trans people of color cannot remain secondary.