Jenicette Gutiérrez is Fighting for the Trans Undocumented Community

by Yvette Montoya

“The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.”

— Albert Einstein

It’s been four years since transgender activist, Jennicet Gutiérrez interrupted Obama’s presidential Pride month speech to bring attention to the trans undocumented experience at the border and under ICE detention. It was an act she was booed for and labeled a heckler by outlets like the Washington Post and The New York Times .

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