Monday, April 6, 2020

Lorenas Borjas, a historic figure for LGBTQ rights and Latinos in New York died from the coronavirus

Lorena Borjas, an undocumented migrant in the United States, a transgender and precarious person, but above all a historic fighter for LGBTQ rights and Latinos died in New York City. She is remembered for handing out condoms to the sex workers in her neighborhood in Jackson Heights. She also organized syringe exchanges to protect transgender people going through hormone therapy, and even established an HIV testing clinic in her own home. "I didn't expect people to come to it," said her friend and fellow Latino and transgender activist Cecilia Gentili. "She was going to them." She was so … [Read More...]

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