From exposure through "Pose" and "Disclosure" in media to transgender candidates making huge strides (and wins) in the 2020 election, trans rights have come along way but we still have far to go. For this roundtable discussion, our panel of thought leaders will dive deeper into what's next for trans rights and what they'd like to see from the incoming administration. DoctorJonPaul who was named one of Business Equality Magazine’s “Top 40 LGBTQ People Under 40”. Their work has been featured on sites like NBC News, Vox, VICE, MTV News, Essence, Out Magazine and more. Chriss Nelson is a long-time LGBTQ activist from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. In 2018, they founded Trans Minors Rights; an organization aimed at helping transgender youth in Pennsylvania to make their own decisions regarding puberty blockers. Angelina Nordstrom is a lyricist, poet, and advocate based in Chicago, Illinois. Angelina’s written pieces have been published in compilations such as the TransWorks of Chicago House, Infinite Genders: You Can't Read With Us, and Changing The Story. The conversation will be moderated by Drama Desk and Lortel Award nominee Ada Westfall, a Brooklyn-based writer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, performer, and proud transgender woman.
What's Next for Trans Rights
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