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Podcast: A study in Trans Advocacy for the Trans Day of Resilience

On this , did you know that we can make the political machine work for us? Learn about how a trans community fought off dozens of “bathroom bills” and how a Texas trans community produced the biggest queer political event of the year in one of America’s largest cities. On top of that, hear one of the most powerful Texas Republican politicians support the trans community and hear from America’s first out trans judge.

On the Pod: Cristan Williams, Robin Mack, and Alexis Melvin. :

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Cristan Williams is a trans historian and pioneer in addressing the practical needs of underserved communities. She started the first trans homeless shelter in Texas and co-founded the first federally funded housing-first homeless program, pioneered affordable health care for trans people in the Houston area, won the right for trans people to change their gender on Texas ID prior to surgery, started numerous trans social service programs and founded the Transgender Center as well as the Transgender Archives. She has published short stories, academic chapters and papers, and numerous articles for both print and digital magazines. She received numerous awards for her advocacy and has presented at universities throughout the nation, served on several governmental committees and CBO boards, is the Editor of the TransAdvocate, and is a founding board member of the Transgender Foundation of America and the Bee Busy Wellness Center.

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Sorry haters, Americans increasingly support trans people

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Bathroom bill makes BETO break promise to not swear 🤬

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