Alok Vaid-Menon’s Love Letter To Their Younger Self

Alok Vaid-Menon is a trans NYC based femme South Asian writer, performance artist, and community organizer.

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LoveMe is a series featuring LGBTQ thought leaders reading personal letters to their younger selves.
Alok Vaid-Menon is a trans, femme, South Asian writer, performance artist, and community organizer based in NYC. They (Vaid-Menon prefers "they" to a gendered pronoun) have been organizing in solidarity with racial-, economic-, and gender-justice movements across the world for the past seven years. Vaid-Menon is also a part of performance-art duo Darkmatter. Watch as Alok writes a letter to their younger self about the struggles, defiance, and beauty of growing up trans.

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Alok Vaid-Menon Writes Letter To Younger SelfReleased on February 11, 2016

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