Black Trans Women Represent in ‘Trans 100′ Round-Up
We Happy Trans, a website that celebrates the positive experiences of transgender people, and This is H.O.W., a Phoenix based non profit organization dedicated to the betterment of the lives of trans people, yesterday announced the full published Trans 100 list, an inaugural overview of the breadth and diversity of work being done in, by, and for the transgender community across the United States. The 2013 Trans 100 list premiered on BuzzFeed and was presented at an event sponsored by Chicago House, GLAAD, the Pierce Family Foundation, Orbitz.com, and KOKUMOMEDIA.
Black trans warrior women rocked this year’s list. Honorees included ELIXHER columnist Ja’briel Walthour, ELIXHER content contributor and TransGriot founder Monica Roberts as well as ELIXHER supporter, author and advocate Janet Mock. Get to know some of the brilliance transforming our community, courtesy of BuzzFeed. And tell us who you would add to the list! View the full Trans 100 round-up here.