The Struggle for Trans Liberation
A conversation with CeCe McDonald

Socialism 2014

June 26, 2014

While we’ve witnessed tremendous gains for gay, lesbian, and bisexual rights in recent years, transgender people continue to suffer the highest rates of poverty, unemployment, incarceration, and hate motivated violence in the LGBTQ community. But thanks to grassroots activism, trans issues are finally beginning to make their way from the margins into the center of the political arena. This session, a conversation with former political prisoner and activist CeCe McDonald, takes up the struggle for trans liberation, the movement’s connection to racial and economic justice, and why mass incarceration and the prison industrial complex are LGBTQ issues.

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