This Trans-Owned Beauty Co-op Wants To Be A Safe Space For Latinx And LGBTQ Workers

“The significance of the cooperative for me is that it’s an opportunity to create more jobs and make a space that’s free of discrimination,” explains Mendoza, a Mexican immigrant who began cosmetology training four years ago. “As trans women, we don’t often have access to a healthy economy, and this allows us to change that and obtain other services like health care.” As trans women, we don’t often have access to a healthy economy, and this allows us to change that.

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