Trans* and Queer Liberation

Naz is a first generation Guyanese-American Queer Trans guy based in New York City looking to create positive change in a world of constant struggle. He was a student pursuing dual undergraduate degrees in Criminal Justice and Culture and Deviance Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Naz was a plaintiff and won the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund’s lawsuit challenging the New York City requirement that transgender people undergo surgery in order to update their birth certificates. He is a mentor, an educator, and a self-proclaimed social justice activist.