"As a teenager, she longed for stories of trans Cuba: She wanted to know how people talked, how they dressed, and the joys they experienced."
"The way it had been conceived for a long time, cuir history in Cuba or gay history, was through punishment, through tragedy, through crime."
"What if we could look for ourselves with dignified language, with respectful language, with language given to us by ourselves?"
"It's just as unfair to talk about the past in today's terms as it is to talk about today with the past's terms. You have to do both."