On International Transgender Day Of Visibility, we highlight the victories of trans rights pioneers.
"If Stonewall would have made a difference, things would be better today," the transgender activist said.
"People have to get involved with this and not just one particular group -- it’s all of us or none of us."
Do you know the story of Miss Major?
In response to the rise in violence and the lack of media and political attention, the group 'Black Trans* Women's Lives Matter' will be hosting a national call for peace and vigil outside the Congressional Black Caucus Conference in Washington, DC this Saturday from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Ophelian: I think that one of the things that is helpful is to recognize that we have a terrible problem with incarceration