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Danielle Askini

The LGBTQ Activist Fighting for Those Who are Not Always Heard

From her post as Executive Director for the Gender Justice League, trans activist Danielle Askini spends her days advocating for the LGBTQ community. After the removal of a thankfully benign neck tumor this spring, Askini has found herself the unlikely warrior for another marginalized group as well: the disabled. Now mute, Askini champions these communities with the aid of technology—and with unwavering grace, grit and faith in change.

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