The future is whatever we name ourselves. Watch our words bloom into worlds.

Collaborative Poem

Say goodbye to the time when gender was policed and binaries ruled our lives. That world, unstable and doomed to dust, has fallen. What will we build atop the bones? What abundance waits in our future, when trans people of color are safe and free?

An exquisite corpse is a collaborative poem created one line at a time. Seeing only the last entry, write the next line of “Beyond Resilience,” then hit “Add a line” to preview the poem in its entirety. Submissions close Friday, December 4. Come back then to read the full piece!

Beyond Resilience

  • Where we’re going, we can breathe. Safe in public. Safe at home.
  • We can live out our dreams, not stuck on survival.
  • Clean water flowing free. Prisons defunct, abandoned.
  • Trans and cherished. Trans and central. Healers, artists, leaders.
  • Perfectly whole, with bodies which defy definition, defy standards, embrace fantasy and reality, embrace each other

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Trans People Exist in the Future: A Zine of Art + Poetry Celebrating Trans Resilience

Trans People Exist in the Future

Trans people of color deserve a world of safety, support and love. Imagine this world through our collection of original art and poetry. Free to download, the zine includes ten poems, selected art from seven years of the Trans Day of Resilience art project, and prompts to fuel your own dreaming.