Undocumented and LGBT: What can we do?

The Trump Administration has mad it clear who their targets are. They built their campaign on hate, making it clear they are anti-immigrant and anti-latinx. With the recent repeal of the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA) there is a lot of fear and uncertainty about what happens next. What can we do to protect … Continue reading Undocumented and LGBT: What can we do?

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19+ in 2017

Last month I came across a tweet from media comedian Matt Bellassai that read, "transgender people show more courage when they leave their fucking houses than donald trump has show his entire life" The tweet was in response to Trumps ban on trans people from joining the military, but let's talk about that courage that … Continue reading 19+ in 2017

Women’s History Month Highlighting Trans Voices: Louise Lawrence

Louise Lawrence (1912-1976) Louise was a trans community organizer living in San Francisco. Managing an apartment building for working women for a career, Louise spent her life creating a social network  for transwomen in San Francisco and around the world. She made contact with other transwomen by placing personal ads in magazines, and contacting people … Continue reading Women’s History Month Highlighting Trans Voices: Louise Lawrence

A Commentary on Society’s Expectations of Trans Women.

I have been doing a lot of reflection on how I am exploring my identity, and what exactly my womanhood looks like. I realized, I've been putting a lot of pressure on myself to be hyper-feminine. I realized I needed to reevaluate exactly how I am defining my womanhood, when I didn't wear make-up to … Continue reading A Commentary on Society’s Expectations of Trans Women.