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Video: For Nonna Anna

As a young trans woman cares for her Italian grandmother, she discovers a tender bond in their shared vulnerability.

August 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

Robin Carver: Being a trans person in America was already scary. Now it’s terrifying.

A new federal order wouldn’t just deny civil rights protections to trans people. It would deny we exist altogether. I’m a trans woman, and I’m terrified. Already, on any given … Continue reading

October 26, 2018 · 5 Comments

Video: Lee Mokobe — A powerful poem about what it feels like to be transgender

“I was the mystery of an anatomy, a question asked but not answered,” says poet Lee Mokobe in this gripping and poetic exploration of identity and transition. Based in Cape … Continue reading

July 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

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