The LGBTQ community has lost a pioneer, but her impact everyday lives on
The much celebrated Black trans journalist and activist behind the TransGriot blog, I keep coming back to the question of what did we learn from her work and life that we can carry forward as the queer community mourns the Oct. 5 passing of Monica Roberts? I went to to learn a history not taught in schools when I first came out as a black trans woman, her site was one of the first. She made me feel like I becamenвЂ™t alone, and I also felt comforted in simply because there have been others that seemed just like me.
When I invested on the weekend examining her life, I have discovered four classes that I would like to share.
State their names First, she taught us to express their names. Up to now in 2020, there were at the least 32 trans people murdered in the us including, simply in October thus far, black colored trans ladies Felycya Harris and Brooklyn Deshuna. Continue reading When I invested on the weekend examining her life, i’ve discovered four classes that i do want to share.