40 Years Ago, Mexico Released a Trans-Themed Film Better Than Most Trans Cinema Today:
Not only was the film the first of Mexican cinema to be supportive of queer or trans struggles, it also presented audiences with an understanding of the sexual and physical violence faced by trans women and sex workers. Read the full article here. You can watch the movie on Youtube.
The work of civil rights history is queer and feminist. It’s bigger than one man. It’s also a hard, rough, incomplete project. And so, we must lock our knees, we must straighten our backs. We must never give up. We must keep working, always working, for our freedom.
Ending violence against trans people starts with respecting them in everyday life:
I spoke to The Daily Dot about how anti-trans rhetoric leads to violence for their new article on supporting the trans community. Check it out here.