Friday, August 11, 2017

Trans in the Deep South: Five Stories from Alabama and Mississippi

This summer, the National Center for Transgender Equality partnered with Transilient — a traveling photo, video and interview-based project. The team traveled from coast-to-coast to document the daily lives of transgender and non-binary people all over the nation, with a particular focus on states where lawmakers are trying to push anti-LGBTQ legislation. Welcome to the #SummerofTrans.

During the #SummerofTrans roadtrip’s last couple of legs, we met trans people from all down the Florida coast, as well as some from throughout Georgia. This week, peek into the lives of five trans Alabamians and Mississippians who discussed family, botany, and the inspirational power of Nina Simone. 

Read more on NCTE's Medium page.

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