12 LGBTQ+ Folks You Should Know // Monica Roberts

Monica Roberts is an African-American blogger, writer, and transgender rights advocate. She is the founding editor of TransGriot, a blog focusing on issues pertaining to transgender women of color. Roberts was a founding member of the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition, and served as its Lobby Chair from 1999-2002. In 2016, Roberts received a Special Recognition Award from GLAAD in San Francisco.