Violet Martinez’s Bio

Name: Violet

Violet Martinez 

Preferred Pronouns: she/her

Violet is a transfemme student of color, advocating on issues and taking on the intersectional lense of LGB[T]Q rights, sex workers rights, mental health awareness, youth leadership,and educational/juvenile justice. She is also the vice president of Transwomen Empowerment Initiative.

Workshop:

TRUTH Project: Storytelling models for trans and gender nonconforming youth

TRUTH is a national trans and gender nonconforming youth storytelling campaign that aims to build empathy, understanding, and a movement for youth and families to share their stories in their own words and in their own way in order to advance rights for transgender and gender non conforming youth.