The long fight for recognition and visibility of one of America's most marginalized communities saw a victory in the first Democratic debate on Wednesday night. Sen. Cory Booker and former Housing and Urban Development secretary Julián Castro both brought up transgender rights issues in the June 26 debate, and to some, the mere fact that transgender rights came up at the Democratic debate merits a celebration — but according to other activists, none of the candidates addressed the matter in a truly comprehensive way.Read More
Basil Soper was interviewed by the anarchist + anti fascist podcast series The Final Straw.Read More
Ash Gillis is a researcher, writer, and LGBTQ+ advocate who identifies as non-binary/masc and wrote about Transilient’s documentary series.
As Basil Soper was soaking in the silence of a ten-day meditation retreat a few years ago, he began forming the blueprint for Transilient, a traveling photo and interview-based project of which he is the founder and executive director.Read More