I attended our nation's first National Trans Visibility March for our community; our TGNC youth are looking for inspiration and role models. Those living in conservative rural areas, where they feel there's no one like them in the world. I attended for black transwomen who navigate their daily lives with targets on their backs. To see so many like me, a myriad of faces, colors, and expressions gathered together to say: "No More!" was indeed one of the most powerful moments I've experienced. Our gathering reminded me that we need no savior; our community has all it needs to thrive and prosper. We only need to truly believe in ourselves and pursue cross collaboration, and sharing of resources.
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