Colorlines sat down with designers from Hyphen-Labs, a multidisciplinary creative collective led by women of color, to discuss the inspiration behind the immersive experience they showcased at South by Southwest.
Diana Feliz Oliva and her colleagues from the Transgender Health Project at Los Angeles' St. John's Well Child and Family Center addressed health and care disparities affecting trans people of color during their South by Southwest panel.
Often called the "bathroom guidance," the Obama directive went much further to protect transgender students in public schools. Claiming that states and local school districts should shape their own policies, the Trump Administration has revoked it.
"We were claiming the sacredness of the space and the decisions that women and families make," says Katey Zeh of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, the group that co-produced the first blessing ceremony with Planned Parenthood Metro-Washington.