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Let’s Talk About Transxenophobia, Gender Autonomy, & Reproductive Justice in the Latin@ Community

An Interview with Bamby Salcedo By Karla Padrón PART 1 of 2 When I was a 12-year old child, I came to the U.S. to live with my mom. Growing up in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, I knew a lot about the U.S., growing in a border town allows for ample (albeit unbalanced) cultural exchanges. Still, moving to the U.S. at that age I remember being overwhelmed by fear and culture shock. Not long after I arrived and had registered in school I was asked to visit a local community clinic to receive tuberculosis medication. It was at that clinic's waiting room where I first encountered several transgender Latina immigrants. At 12, I didn't know what ...