Supporting LGBTQ Youth and Trans Women of Color in Detroit: A Conversation with Lilianna Reyes
Episode 11 of #DontMentionIt - My conversation with Lilianna Reyes, Second Stories Director at the Ruth Ellis Center & Co-Executive Director of the Trans Sistas of Color Project. We talk about the Ruth Ellis Center, life for trans women of color, and about the role racism and privilege play in access to resources for people of color in the LGBTQIA+ community.
Content Note: This episode contains discussion of difficult subject matter including violence against trans women of color and survival sex work.
All opinions expressed by the me in this podcast are my own, and do not represent the views of anyone else, or any employer, company, or entity.
Ruth Ellis Center Website:
Second Stories Drop-In Center at Ruth Ellis
Ruth Ellis Center 2018 Report
Ruth Ellis Center on Twitter: @REC_Detroit
Trans Sistas of Color Project - Detroit
Trans Sistas of Color Project Detroit Twitter @tsocproject
Monetary Donations (Please remember that if you want your donation to go to Trans Sistas of Color Project, to indicate that in the notes field):
Clothing & Other Items:
Human Rights Campaign, Violence Against the Transgender Community in 2019
Human Rights Campaign Report, Dismantling A Culture Of Violence
Stonewall Forever - A Living Monument to 50 Years Of Pride
Organizations & Podcasts
Additional Music Credits
“In Suspense”, from PodSummit.com is licensed under a CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication License. Edited for length for episode.