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Miami native Hope Giselle got her start in activism, writing, and facilitation while in College at Alabama State University. Helping to found and govern the conservative schools FIRST LGBT organization. Giselle graduated with a masters in Fine Arts as the first openly trans woman to do so and hit the ground running with her modern social take on trans and black bodies in public spaces. The 24 year old has now founded her own non profit organization (AllowMe) and works with organizations like HRC, freedom for all Americans, LGBT University and TransTech Social to help ensure that the voices of the communities she's apart of are heard. Here she recounts what it was like for her growing up and discovering her trans identity and becoming a woman.
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Becoming Hope
Removing the Disguise
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Overview


Growing up in the projects homes of Miami Florida was hard enough, but when you toss in the being gay, flamboyant, and fearless to the mix you're bound to find trouble. This read takes you through the early days of activist Hope Giselle as she recounts what it was like to be the odd ball out in family that didn't get, a community that doesn't accept it and partners that were confused by her journey to "Becoming Hope".
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Growing up in the projects homes of Miami Florida was hard enough, but when you toss in the being gay, flamboyant, and fearless to the mix you're bound to find trouble. This read takes you through the early days of activist Hope Giselle as she recounts what it was like to be the odd ball out in family that didn't get, a community that doesn't accept it and partners that were confused by her journey to "Becoming Hope". Hope gives us a vivid picture of her first times and captivates us with didactic speech along the way. Inspired by trans women of color like Janet Mock, Angelica Ross, and Marsha P Johnson Giselle delivers a nugget of gold about her story in a way that only she can tell it.
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Overview


Growing up in the projects homes of Miami Florida was hard enough, but when you toss in the being gay, flamboyant, and fearless to the mix you're bound to find trouble. This read takes you through the early days of activist Hope Giselle as she recounts what it was like to be the odd ball out in family that didn't get, a community that doesn't accept it and partners that were confused by her journey to "Becoming Hope".

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Description


Growing up in the projects homes of Miami Florida was hard enough, but when you toss in the being gay, flamboyant, and fearless to the mix you're bound to find trouble. This read takes you through the early days of activist Hope Giselle as she recounts what it was like to be the odd ball out in family that didn't get, a community that doesn't accept it and partners that were confused by her journey to "Becoming Hope". Hope gives us a vivid picture of her first times and captivates us with didactic speech along the way. Inspired by trans women of color like Janet Mock, Angelica Ross, and Marsha P Johnson Giselle delivers a nugget of gold about her story in a way that only she can tell it.

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Book details

Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Subgenre:Gay & Lesbian

Language:English

Pages:94

Format:Paperback

eBook ISBN:9781543940671

Paperback ISBN:9781543940664


Overview


Growing up in the projects homes of Miami Florida was hard enough, but when you toss in the being gay, flamboyant, and fearless to the mix you're bound to find trouble. This read takes you through the early days of activist Hope Giselle as she recounts what it was like to be the odd ball out in family that didn't get, a community that doesn't accept it and partners that were confused by her journey to "Becoming Hope".

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Description


Growing up in the projects homes of Miami Florida was hard enough, but when you toss in the being gay, flamboyant, and fearless to the mix you're bound to find trouble. This read takes you through the early days of activist Hope Giselle as she recounts what it was like to be the odd ball out in family that didn't get, a community that doesn't accept it and partners that were confused by her journey to "Becoming Hope". Hope gives us a vivid picture of her first times and captivates us with didactic speech along the way. Inspired by trans women of color like Janet Mock, Angelica Ross, and Marsha P Johnson Giselle delivers a nugget of gold about her story in a way that only she can tell it.

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About the author


Miami native Hope Giselle got her start in activism, writing, and facilitation while in College at Alabama State University. Helping to found and govern the conservative schools FIRST LGBT organization. Giselle graduated with a masters in Fine Arts as the first openly trans woman to do so and hit the ground running with her modern social take on trans and black bodies in public spaces. The 24 year old has now founded her own non profit organization (AllowMe) and works with organizations like HRC, freedom for all Americans, LGBT University and TransTech Social to help ensure that the voices of the communities she's apart of are heard. Here she recounts what it was like for her growing up and discovering her trans identity and becoming a woman.

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