“As a native of Selma, Bell felt that his connection with his hometown was what called him to open the relief center.
“I felt like I had a responsibility to Selma to come back and do the work here,” he said. “This center is important because this is the only place that is a safe space where LGBTQ folks can come to be educated. They can come here and have a sense of belonging with people who understand personally what they are going through.”
Another example of the importance of supporting grassroots, trans justice organizing in places and communities like Selma.
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