Monica Bast – Fearless Russian Transgender Lawyer

Meet Monica Bast, the chairwoman for the Russian Lawyers for Human Rights, who is out and proud as a transgender lawyer in a country which, legally at least, hates the existence of LGBT persons. She’s putting not just her livelihood but her lift on the line to defend her clients and protest for human rights. Would that all of us had her courage.

Q&A: Transgender Lawyer Comes Out in Protest | News | The Moscow Times.

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