Two transgender awareness promoters are to speak at KU tonight about their life stories. Follow the River’s live blog if you are not able to attend.
The New York based trans model Laith Ashley, 26, had his big break in 2014 only months after he started his transformation. He is a social media star with 57,000 followers on Instagram, and is managed under the agency Slay management. He also works with homeless LGBT youths.
Natalie Roberts, who transitioned in 2014, is a transgender woman working for Bishop Auckland College in North England.
Discussion around trans issues are more prevalent than ever in the media today, but for true progression, spreading awareness and knowledge is crucial.
Read on to learn the unique perspectives of the speakers.