INSPIRATION: "Young Activists Who Made History This Year" by Zing Tsjeng (from Broadly at Vice)

"When historians of the future look back on 2017, they'll probably agree with our current assessment of this year: It really, really sucked. From Trump rolling back Obama-era protections for transgender students to his travel ban on Muslim people, each month seemed to bring a fresh hell to look forward to. It's enough to make anyone flee to their nearest forest witch seeking succor and comfort.

Rather than sinking into despair and pulling out the motherwort, however, young people everywhere have taken the events of 2017 as a rallying call to stand up and challenge our increasingly abysmal status quo.

From trans rights activists like Gavin Grimm and Lily Madigan to mental health advocates like Elyse Fox and anti-Islamophobia campaigner Hebh Jamal, the world isn't short on inspiring individuals who made 2017 a little less hellish for people everywhere....."

Read More About These Amazing Young Activists Here

RESOURCE: Diversity Richmond Transmasculine Support Group

Diversity Richmond, a LGBTQ community center, has a new support group for transmasculine people.

The group meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month, from 7-8:30pm, at Diversity Richmond (1407 Sherwood Avenue, Richmond VA). Come out to meet new people and learn more about issues affecting the community. Must be 18 years or older and transmasculine, no RSVP required.

For more info, visit HERE or  email info@diversityrichmond.org or rdb2348@email.vccs.edu.

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