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MUST WATCH: ‘Hir,’ The Poem For Invisible Trans Teens


"Hir" poem @transgendered Alysia Harris & Aysha El Shamayleh
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Wow. Alysia Harris and Aysha El Shamayleh’s poem “Hir” is just excellent. Airing on HBO’s new poetry slam series Brave New Voices (based on the festival of the same name), it’s about that trans kid in the back of the class, who is not Melissa. He is James.

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4 Comments

  • JoshP

    I remember seeing this last year and it was touching

  • IloveKip

    We should get Robin and Kip to fight this battel, too. They now own the President and Democrats on DADT and they can set Trans people free. Donate tonight: getequal.com

    Give from your heart. GetEqual is our MLK and they will lead us to the promised land. A place where everyone fears us.

  • Anonymous

    This is one of the most touching things I’ve ever seen. It describes my life perfectly.

  • Rae L.

    These girls at my school did this and did to perfection it was amazing.

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