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For many people, being at the Democratic Convention is a major deal. But it holds even more significance for Sharron Cooks, the only black transgender woman delegate at the convention. “I’m very proud and honored to be representing the trans community and it’s a privilege to be a part of this process,” she said. “It’s a really big deal to be here on a national platform.” Cooks, age 38, lives in Philadelphia where the convention is being held and was chosen by the Pennsylvania Democratic LGBT group to represent the state of Pennsylvania in voting for Hillary Clinton. “There could

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Philly Magazine Q&A

Philly Magazine Q&A

Sharron Cooks is a activist of color and the founder and CEO of Making Our Lives Easier LLC. We chatted with her about her community-building and being the only trans woman of color delegate participating in the Democratic National Convention. Tell us a little about yourself. I have a B.A in philosophy from Arcadia University, with a focus on ethics. I’m the founder and CEO of Making Our Lives Easier LLC, which is a consulting firm that provides quality resources and information to underrepresented communities through activism, advocacy, community organizing, and political advising. I work in community relations at the Educational

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Meet Sharron Cooks: Next Magazine

Meet Sharron Cooks: Next Magazine

   

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker

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The Fearless Conference: “Break Gender Stereotypes”

The Fearless Conference: “Break Gender Stereotypes”

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DNC Getty Images

DNC Getty Images

 

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DNC2016 Edge News Network Magazine:The October 2016 Edition

DNC2016 Edge News Network Magazine:The October 2016 Edition

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