Gender Justice League and Trans Pride Seattle are proud to add Shea Diamond to our line up as a headline performer! “Up-and-coming R&B pop singer Shea Diamond (pronounced “she-uh”) has not had an easy life. Upon determining that she was trans, Diamond ran away from home at 14, only to end up in a 10-year […]
Gender Justice League is proud to add the incomparable Andrea Jenkins to our 2017 lineup! At any given moment Andrea is an outspoken social justice advocate, a poet, current board member for Trans United Fund, and an oral historian who spearheads the Transgender Oral History Project, an archival project which has collected over 400 hours of […]
This year at Trans Pride Seattle we’re excited to bring Ari Morales and Daniela Vazquez, the founders of the Mexico City based trans activist organization, Almas Cautivas. Almas Cautivas creates programs that improve prison conditions and reduce recidivism for incarcerated LGBTQIA populations in Mexico. Ari and Daniela are incredible leaders of their community, and we couldn’t be more […]
Jennicet Gutiérrez gained national attention when she interrupted President Obama during a White House Pride reception to ask him to help trans immigrants in immigration detention. Jennicet channeled that high profile event into recognition of her organization Familia: TQLM and the momentous struggle that documented and undocumented LGBTQ immigrants face.