E.L. Hunter: We have been here from the beginning
June 2, 2014  //  7 PM

Despite the documented history of gender transgression across many cultures and time periods, dominant attitudes in the contemporary U.S. toward trans/gender nonconforming people range from tolerant to hostile.

We have been here since the beginning presents several mantras, to assist daily survival and combat alienation and otherness. Layered with multiple trans voices reciting the text aloud, this list of daily meditations attempts to link our empowerment with our history, and also attempts to educate a nontrans audience on the actual lived realities of transpeople.