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December 23, 2014

#whichlivesmatter?

Cianán is a lapsed PhD chemist, writer, public speaker, trainer, activist, and assessment expert whose interests in activism are transmasculine representation in global trans activism and […]
March 9, 2014

Inaugural BlaqOut Conference Coming Next Month

The inaugural BlaqOUT Conference will be held April 18-19 on the UC Riverside campus! The University of California, Riverside cordially invites all folks who self identify as Black/African American or […]
November 1, 2011

We Black Trans People Need To Know Our Black Trans History

And I’m not just talking about our Black history, world history, or American history (although we need to be cognizant of that as well) but our […]
September 29, 2011

When Will I See Black Trans Characters Like Edie Stokes Again?

Back in 1977, in the Jefferson’s fourth season we were introduced to George’s old Navy buddy who was in New York to visit for a few […]
August 28, 2011

Yo Don, We Need To Talk – Again

I was parked in front of the TV like most of trans America watching Don Lemon’s interview on The Joy Behar Show, and I spent most […]
August 10, 2011

Black Transpeople’s Burden -The NBJC Report On The NTDS Findings

As I’ve talked about over the last five years on TransGriot, the way a gender transition is experienced for African descended transpeople is vastly different from […]
July 10, 2009

Embracing Trans Diversity is not a Luxury

Over the 12 years of living my life as Monica, I have been privileged to learn many things about the TBLG community, but mostly about the […]