Brian Michael Smith

Posted by Cameron Parkins    Smith is a native of Ann Arbor, Michigan and is known for his ground-breaking TV performances and his advocacy for transgender representation in the media. Smith was perceived as male often throughout his childhood. He was a gifted...

Honey Mahogany

Posted by Cameron Parkins  Mahogany is a San Francisco-based transgender activist, drag performer and musician. She began performing drag while she was a student at the University of Southern California then co-founded the annual drag competition: Berkeley’s Next Top...

Marli Washington

Posted by Cameron Parkins  Washington is a latinx and black trans man who began recognizing in college that his gender identity was not aligned with his body. He was binding his chest with compression shirts designed for cisgender men which he found uncomfortable and...

Marsha P. Johnson (1945-1992)

Posted by Cameron Parkins  Johnson was an outspoken advocate for trans people of color. She was born in New Jersey and cross-dressed throughout her youth which was frowned upon by her religious family. She moved to Greenwich Village, New York City after high school...