Reina Gossett is the Activist Fellow at Barnard College’s Center for Research on Women, a filmmaker and sought after speaker & trainer.

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  • WE DID IT! Happy Birthday Marsha!

    WE DID IT! Together, we have raised over $25,500 to lift up the rich legacies of Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera!  Over 400 people have donated and countless others helped us spread the word by sending out emails, posting on Facebook, and tweeting calls for support, we couldn’t have done this without you! THANK […]

  • Support Marsha P Johnson & Sylvia Rivera film on Kickstarter!

    This morning my collaborator Sasha Wortzel and I have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for Happy Birthday, Marsha! – a short film about legendary best friends and trans activists, Marsha “Pay It No Mind” Johnson & Sylvia Rivera, in the hours before the Stonewall riots. How we tell the stories of our heroes matters, so we are drawing […]

  • Justice for Jane Doe and the urgency of survival by Chase Strangio and Reina Gossett

    This is Jane. Jane asked her supporters to share this representation of her so you can see her as the person that those of us who know her best do: a teenager who wants to smile with friends, shop for prom dresses with Janet Mock, and have a family to love her. She wants you […]

  • We Demand #JusticeForJane Because No One Is Disposable!

    Today marks the 50th day that Jane Doe, a 16 year old trans girl of color has been incarcerated in an adult prison in Connecticut even though she has not been convicted of any crime and has no criminal charges against her.  She has spent most of that time in solitary confinement. She has not […]

  • Democracy Now! Autostraddle cover #transhealthcareNOW

    There has been some truly great coverage of yesterday’s #transhealthcareNOW action at the HX Refactored conference, including Democracy Now! featuring the action in their headlines this morning and Autostraddle writing a brilliant analysis on the hypocrisy of New York’s Department of Health excluding transgender people from healthcare coverage while on their own website talking about […]

  • #transhealthcarenow!

    One hour ago, with other members of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project I participated in a direct action at HX Refactored, a health care conference in New York City, attended by the new NY State Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker. We went to stop business as usual at the Department of Health. 16 years of transgender […]