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Cristan Williams is a trans historian and pioneer in addressing the practical needs of the transgender community. She started the first trans homeless shelter in the South and co-founded the first federally funded trans-only homeless program, pioneered affordable healthcare for trans people in the Houston area, won the right for trans people to change their gender on Texas ID prior to surgery, started numerous trans social service programs and founded the Transgender Center as well as the Transgender Archives. Cristan is the editor at, chairs the City of Houston HIV Prevention Planning Group, is the jurisdictional representative to the Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services (UCHAPS), serves on the national steering body for UCHAPS and is the Executive Director of the Transgender Foundation of America.

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  1. Virge B.
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    OH, CRAP, I CLICKED ON THE SINGLE STAR BY ACCIDENT. I meant to click on the fifth star. Sorry!

    Anyway, this *proves* that TERFs hold the same essentialist beliefs about gender as the upholders of the patriarchy they decry. No one would have that reaction to that message unless she thought that a woman’s purpose was giving birth.


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