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Legendary transgender activist and journalist Monica Roberts dies at 58

Monica Roberts, best known for the creation of the TransGriot blog, tragically passed away on 9 October. The pioneering journalist and activist continuously pushed the boundaries of news and reporting on transgender issues. Roberts launched the online blog TransGriot in 2006 which spotlighted Black trans women and pushed for the coverage of LGBTQ+ issues. Roberts’ influential impact as a journalist and activist was felt far and wide. She was also a co-founder of the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition in 1999. The organisation described Roberts as a “leader” and “elder” who…

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