My story is only one among many told by brave and courageous individuals who have made a commitment to fighting against injustice.
Debra Hopkins in
“Songs of Struggle, Songs of Resilience”
OtherWise Christian 2: Stories of Resistance
Debra’s chapter in OtherWise Christian 2 shares the heartbreaking results of a night she spent in jail, along side her testimony of faith. It’s a sobering, yet hopeful look at the risks and resilience involved in living in this world as a Black transgender woman.
Debra’s chapter, “Songs of Struggle, Songs of Resilience,” will appear in OtherWise Christian 2: Stories of Resistance (March 2020) from OtherWise Engaged Publishing.
The Rev Debra Hopkins is a non-denominational minister and founding executive director of There’s Still Hope, a non-profit organization serving transgender adults who are experiencing homelessness in the Greater Charlotte, NC area. Rev Debra is the proud parent of three adult children, eight beautiful grandchildren, and the author of three books. You can read more about her life in her memoir, titled Not Until You Have Walked In My Shoes A Journey of Discovery & The Spirit of the Human Heart forthcoming in 2020 and available from Amazon.
Join us in celebrating the #SacredOtherWise! Claim your own story during March 2020! Possible hashtags include:
or your own version of #SacredOtherWise
These are also great hashtags to add when you are talking about #TransgenderDayOfVisibility / #TDOV!! March 31, 2020 is our official launch day!
We are also using #ClaimYourStory and #ClaimingOurStories to encourage celebration of our stories of faith and resistance.