We are all stronger, smarter, talented, beautiful, and more resilient than we were told.
They wanted to force me to be someone that I wasn't. They wanted me to delegitimize myself as a trans woman and I was not taking that. As a proud black trans woman, I was not going to allow the system to delegitimize, hyper-sexualize and take my identity away from me.
I would have rather been punished for asserting myself than become another victim of hatred.
Trans women are getting killed EVERYDAY & you think the struggle is over because you can put a ring on a finger?!
I've faced worse things in my life than prison
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