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How HistoryMiami Empowered LGBTQ+ Youth with a Project OF and BY Them

How HistoryMiami Empowered LGBTQ+ Youth with a Project OF and BY Them

“I had never really been given the opportunity to create something artistic that others could walk by and see. I had never really created something that reflected my experience of gender and what being transgender meant to me,” said Elijah. “It was an overall emotional experience, that allowed me to reflect on why I continue to be proud and share my experience with others. I left with a great sense of empowerment. It really highlighted how resilient and strong the queer community is.”