Imara celebrates the holidays with trans hope and cheer in this episode from 2022.
“We don’t have to suffer with depictions of ourselves that misrepresent us through someone else’s eyes. AI tools can bring a sense of agency and confidence to those of us who fight against the limits of social constructs.”
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“In India, members of the transgender community have always been polarized — revered as holy beings or reviled for being different. The Aravani Art Project sought to change this by creating safe spaces for them to express themselves.”
“None of these instances of hope are all encompassing, after all, there are no magic bullets in civil rights struggles. But taken together, they all add up to hope for trans people. And we could all use a little hope right now.”
“If Appalachia is not as inhospitable to trans and nonbinary people as the dominant societal narrative would have us believe, a world of possibility opens up for LGBTQ+ people who may feel pushed by queer culture to flee rural areas for the city, even though they find themselves more at home in more sparsely populated areas away from the coasts.”
“Maggie, who calls herself “Iggy Pop in a sports bra,” recently fronted the band at the inaugural Women in Memphis Music Festival alongside some of the city’s most dazzling talent.”