Black Trans Lives Matter: A Conversation with Aria Sa’id

In 2020 during the height of the COVID pandemic Fat Girls Traveling founder Annette Richmond sat down for Fat Girl Chats with a few community members. Including Aria Sa’id, founder and the Executive Director of the world’s first Transgender District. The two discussed the alarming rate at which Black Trans women were being murdered in 2020.

The Human Rights Campaign reported that at least  32 transgender and gender-nonconforming people have been killed in the United States in 2022.

It’s Black History Month and protecting Black Trans Lives is something we should always be fighting for. In this conversation you’ll be introduced to advocate and award winning political strategist Aria Sa’id and learn more about why J. K. Rowling is transphobic and problematic.

Aria Sa’id is an advocate and award winning political strategist based in San Francisco. She’s a founder and the Executive Director of the Transgender District, the world’s first Transgender Cultural District celebrating the resilience, culture, and presence of transgender people in San Francisco’s famed Tenderloin neighborhood.

Follow Aria and the Transgender District on Instagram. Support the Transgender District with a donation.

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