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Black Trans People

To Be Black, Trans and Brilliant: Sasha Alexander

J Mase III | Posted 12.22.2014 | Black Voices
J Mase III

This summer, I started a series focusing on the lives of black trans leaders. The second in this series of many to come, is Sasha Alexander, founder of Black Trans Media and the hashtag #BlackTransEverything.

A Poem for the Awkward Moments Trans People Find Ourselves in Every Day (VIDEO)

J Mase III | Posted 07.31.2014 | Gay Voices
J Mase III

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Uses Of Black Trans Male Anger

Kortney Ryan Ziegler, Ph.D. | Posted 06.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Kortney Ryan Ziegler, Ph.D.

As my body further masculinized, my sense of pride became muddied by the societal expectations of black masculinity, specifically the racist assumption that black men are full of rage and prone to violence. This became extremely evident in the new ways my body was policed by others.

Living Authentically in West Hollywood

Kylar W. Broadus | Posted 02.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Kylar W. Broadus

When I landed in Los Angeles for the first-ever trans people of color town hall and the 13th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, I immediately heard that a trans woman of color, 32-year-old Cassidy Vickers, had been murdered.