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Make a change with Nikki Nguyen

Match Volume’s Nataly Joseph talks with Nikki Nguyen, the founder of Trans Defense Fund in LA, about the disproportionate violence that trans folks face and how we can make a change.

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This week on Match Volume, our very own Nataly Joseph talked with Nikki Nguyen, who founded Trans Defense Fund in LA ( Trans Defense Fund is a mutual aid group providing self-defense kits and classes to trans folks in response to the disproportionate violence that trans folks face, especially Black and brown trans women. According to a report, Last year, at least 50 trans and gender non-conforming people, mostly Black and brown women, were killed, reaching the highest number of deaths since 2013. Things need to be changed and here comes Nikki Nguyen.