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Miss Major Griffin-Gracy

Miss Major Griffin-Gracy is a trans woman activist and community leader for transgender rights, with a particular focus on women of color. She served as the original Executive Director for the Transgender Gender Variant Intersex Justice Project, which aims to assist transgender persons, who are disproportionately incarcerated under the prison-industrial complex. Ms. Gracy was a fixture in the California Bay Area community with her work at a local food bank and providing direct services for trans women who were incarcerated, suffering from addiction, or homeless. Along with that work she served on multiple HIV/AIDS organizations including the Tenderloin AIDS Resource Center.