Tag Archives: people of color

Documentary of transgender elder, Miss Major, now in production

Please donate to the production of the documentary of Miss Major . Miss Major is a living testament to the indomitable spirit of our trans elders. She was present at the riotous beginnings of the LGBT movement in the US. Today, Miss Major serves the trans* community as the Executive Director of the Transgender Gender Variant Intersex Justice Project.

–Leo

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The first (known) transgender person to testify before the US Senate becomes head of National Gay & Lesbian Task Force civil rights division.

Kylar Broadus Senate ENDA hearing

Kylar Broadus testifies before US Senate on the necessity of ENDA legislation to secure civil rights for trans* citizens.

Kylar Broadus, the founder of the first national civil rights organization for trans* people of color,  Trans People of Color Coalition, was named chief of the Transgender Civil Rights Project of the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force.  The Transgender Civil Rights Project will provide strategic assistance to US groups involved in creating pro-trans policy and laws.

–Leo