Kim Watson-Benjamin

March 25, 2022

Kim Watson moved to the United States from Barbados in 1985, when she was 23, hoping to escape the abuse and stigma she’d encountered as a young woman of trans experience. Two years later, homeless and engaging in sex work, she was diagnosed with HIV. Now 54 years old, Watson is a proud mother to her nine year-old daughter, living a full active life with HIV and is sharing her story about how she overcame stigma, found her voice, and established a community for herself and other people of trans experience.

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