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Hello! My name is Aurora and I am an education specialist, trans rights advocate, and public speaker. I transitioned about 2 years ago, and ever since I have been the happiest in my life. I often worry about my career and ability to make a life for myself because of the biases that inhibit people like me (trans+POC) from succeeding. That said, I fight every day to make the transgender community more visible and advance our representation in areas that are professional, political, educational, and those that exist for entertainment. I am a burlesque performer and future PhD. I plan...

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Andy is the founder and CJO (Chief Jamming Officer) of local small business, Dayum this is my Jam: crafters of jam, pickles, and other jarred products named after hit songs. Recently, with the help of some incredible friends and local businesses, Andy has come up with a special new fundraiser, “Andy’s Fund” to help them raise the funds needed for gender affirming top surgery. Top surgery is a crucial step in the journey of many transgender individuals’ transition to give them the physical appearance of the gender they know themselves to be. All proceeds from the sale of Andy’s Fund...

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    I am a queer barber and mural artist born and raised in New York City but recently moved to Richmond, Virginia with my wife. I work at Barber Of Hells Bottom on Main St. My demographic of clientele that sits with me are all types of folx because hair has no gender. I strive to create a safe space in my chair for LGBTQIA and beyond, where you can completely be exactly who you are meant to be. When booking clients, I want to know your pronouns and what makes you YOU. Hair is a way for people to...

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    Hey everyBODY! My name is Carter Ray, I’m a 25 year old trans actor from the beautiful state of California. I was born and raised in Los Angeles. I identify as male, and my pronouns are he/him. It’s taken me many years to be comfortable with who I am now, and it’s been quite the journey. When I was 20 I began hormone therapy, and I also had top surgery. My family kicked me out and didn’t speak to me for two years. It was very hard on me, and I decided to channel my emotions through acting....

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