The LGBTQ community has lost a pioneer, but her impact everyday lives on
Since the queer community mourns the Oct. 5 passage through of Monica Roberts, the much celebrated Ebony trans journalist and activist behind the TransGriot weblog, we keep finding its way back to the concern of just what did we study on her work and life that individuals can hold ahead? 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 I felt comforted in seeing that there were others that looked like me like I wasnвЂ™t alone, and.
That I want to share as I spent this weekend examining her life, I have found four lessons.
State their names First, she taught us to state their names. Thus far in 2020, there were at the least 32 trans individuals murdered in america including, simply in October thus far, black colored trans females Felycya Harris and Brooklyn Deshuna.