Cheryl Courtney-Evans: Why she kicks ass
- She is an activist, who co-founded TILTT, Inc (Transgender Individuals Living Their Truth); the first transgender support and advocacy organization in the Atlanta area to include trans men.
- She worked for the Trans* support group LaGender, Inc., received her certification as a transgender peer counselor through a United States Conference of Mayors grant program, participated in a 2009 NCTE Lobby Day in Washington, DC and facilitates workshops and sensitivity trainings. Some of these were at the Audre Lorde Leadership Conference (ZAMI, July 2009) and at the University of Georgia-Athens in March 2011 when she presented ‘The Black Transgender Experience in America’.
- She’s also participated in a panel at the first federal hate crimes conference held in Atlanta and is a regular speaker at Atlanta’s annual Transgender Day of Remembrance.