I’m From Driftwood Project

I’m From Driftwood Project

I’m From Driftwood Project

Hi, my name is Sharron Cooks, I live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I am originally from New Jersey. I have lived in Philadelphia for about 20 years. So when I was a lot younger, in my senior year of high school, I started my senior year of high school with beginning my journey of becoming in tune with and aligned with my gender identity, and expressing that in the way that I saw fit. I was sitting in class one day and I got called to the office. I had no idea why I was being called to the office. So

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Popsugar

Popsugar

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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ABC News: Meet the Only African American DNC 2016 PA Delegate

ABC News: Meet the Only African American DNC 2016 PA Delegate

“For me, it’s an honor and it’s a privilege,” said Sharron Cooks. (Getty/PopSugar) Friday, July 29, 2016 “I’m the only African American trans woman delegate,” said Sharron Cooks. “For me, it’s an honor and it’s a privilege.” Cooks was attending the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, where she told PopSugar that she attended in support of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, the LGBTQ community and women. “I think her unique perspective will bring a different understanding to the presidency that has been male-dominated since 1789,” Cooks told PopSugar. The LGBTQ community had a heightened visibility at the DNC. Of all the

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