Laverne Cox Explains the Intersection of Transphobia, Racism, and Misogyny (And What to Do About It)

Trans women of color are the most targeted victims of violence in the LGBTQIA+ community. Trans women make up 72% of anti-LGBTQIA+ homicide victims, and 89% of these victims were people of color.

Statistics like that cannot be ignored. Yet why are these women so disproportionately targeted?

Watch Laverne Cox explain the unique positionality and context behind being a Black trans woman in the United States and propose a solution for this injustice.



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