Trans women of color should not have to wait their turn to be recognized as they continue to be murdered in the street for existing. It's not enough to have visibility - in fact, increased visibility exposes them to increased violence. The violence needs to be addressed. Right now.
Trans women of color are, of course, at the forefront of the movement to get something done about this violence. Mic.com has featured some amazing artwork by trans individuals to celebrate the 2015 Transgender Day of Remembrance. I particularly love this one by Micah Bazant for the Audre Lorde Project:
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