WXXI AM News

Connections: Challenges faced by the trans community of color

Jul 24, 2017

We discuss the challenges faced by the trans community of color, which suffers disproportionately when it comes to violence and other issues. In studio:

  • Jahnell Butler, community health specialist at the MOCHA Center, and LGBTQ advocate
  • Jazelle Bonilla, community liaison for the Victory Alliance at Strong Hospital
  • Rudy Lott, community liaison
  • Bionka Castro, LGBTQ advocate