Blogger: Monica Roberts
Blog Origination date: January 1, 2006
Focus: politics, history, current events, culture, discussing transgender issues from an Afrocentric perspective
Regular features: Shut Up Fool! Awards, Saturday Sellout
Pub schedule. How frequently do you update your blog? Daily I do 2-4 posts per day or as current events or my creative mood warrants.
Post of note, something in particular you want readers to check out:
I Didn’t Stop Being Black When I Transitioned
Why Black Transgender Issues Are Black Community Issues
Evolving Into Black Womanhood
50 words or less how would you describe your blog:
The TransGriot header says it best: News, opinions, commentary, history and a little creative writing from an African-American transwoman about the world around her.
What do you hope readers will gain, find or enjoy because they’ve visited your blog?
That transwomen are women who had to overcome much, including being born in mismatched bodies and societal prejudice to attain that recognition.
Black transwomen have especially gotten a bum rap over the years in terms of our images. It's especially hurtful coming from our fellow African descended people.
I want my readers to take away from TransGriot that we are thoughtful, intelligent people who are part of the mosaic of human life. We have things to say and talents to contribute to this community and society to make it better.
We have a history, we are proud African descended people who are deserving of and demanding our seat at the American family table.