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Monica Forrester and Lazarus LetcherMonica Forrester and Lazarus Letcher will discuss Black Trans Liberation on Thursday, March 11.

Panel to discuss rights for transgender people

An online panel discussion will feature two advocates for transgender and Black people, Thursday, March 11, at 10 a.m.

Lazarus Letcher is a doctoral student in American studies, a solo musician and violist for the queer indie-folk band Eileen & the In-Betweens, and an addiction recovery coach for the BIPOC community.

Monica Forrester is a program and outreach co-ordinator for Maggie's Toronto Sex Workers Action Project. Since 1999, she has worked in various agencies to educate and make services accessible for trans folks.

Entitled “Black Trans Liberation,” the event is hosted by the Women's and Gender Studies program in partnership with Windsor Essex Transgender and Allied Support and the Office of Human Rights, Equity, and Accessibility.

It is free and open to the public; register at www.uwindsor.ca/wgst/blacktransliberation.