Global Roundup: Indigenous Trans Visibility…

Compiled by Samiha Hossain Morgan Teiakonwathe Curotte was among the first people in Kahnawake, a Kanien'kehá:ka community south of Montreal in Canada, to come out as transgender. She first came out as gay at 25, and then as transgender a year later. It was a difficult experience for her, especially talking to her family. She hopes that being out for the last five years is helping provide a positive impact on community members who may be questioning their own gender identities.

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