There have been countless trans women of color who became activists, often in an instant, for trans people and people of color everywhere by bravely daring to stand up for their humanity and demand equal rights and visibility. Here are just eleven who are helping to revolutionize the fight for equality today through activism, artistry and the arts.
Black Lives Matter Means Trans Lives Matter: Why We Need To Address The Violence Against Black Trans Women
Tata Sanchez, was desperately seeking help as she pounded on the front door of a home in Compton, California in the early morning hours just before dawn. She was shot and killed. One moment Tata, a black trans woman, was here and the next she was not. Her life mattered.
My birthday recently passed. I planned a date with myself to relax with a bottle of wine and lay low. The very thought of it thrilled me. No harm intended, but I didn’t want to be bothered with anyone. That’s a gift I have to give myself whenever I can because I don’t get a lot of time to myself. [Read more…]
If someone says something offensive, without overtly attempting to convey a bigoted opinion or if they aren't trying to be an asshole does it count?
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"I truly believe that I am a queen. You can't tell me any different. That doesn't meant that I'm sitting on a throne everyday and I order people to do things for me. It's not that. It's...I believe that I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."
Today is a very big and exciting day for us. Today is the first day that Simone Digital, our digital baby is presented to the world. Presented to You. It’s been such an exciting, terrifying and exhausting journey with no shortage of major hiccups. Even this morning the site threw some serious caching errors before we launched that had our team scrambling, but we are finally live! [Read more…]
Janet has given us a beautifully poetic and rigorous course load. Here are some key lessons she has guided us through.
White mascara and glossy peach lids make this look seem almost dreamy. Can you wear this out of the house? Of course you can. Will you probably get stared at? Most likely.
Cleopatra, Nefferti, Prince. What do all of these royals all have in common? If you guessed a bomb closet you were close but no cookie. We're thinking more along the line of a bomb kohl liner.