Angelica Ross to join the March4TransEquality on Washington, D.C.
Angelica Ross will be joining the March for Trans Equality in Washington D.C. on September 28, 2019. Ross is an American businesswoman, actress, and transgender rights advocate. After becoming a self-taught coder in the early years of her career she went on to become the founder and CEO of TransTech Social Enterprises. It’s a firm that helps employ transgender people in the tech industry.
Melissa Harris Perry brought more attention to the firm in 2015. That year, she chose Ross as her show’s first “Foot Soldier” of the year.
Ross began her acting career in the web series Her Story. In 2016, the series was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Film for Comedy or Drama. Ross also made a guest appearance that year on the TV series Transparent. She stared as Candy Ferocity in the critically acclaimed T.V. show FX series Pose. Angelica Ross was recently cast to play in the next season of American Horror Story 1984.
Ross was a featured speaker at the 2015 White House LQTQ Tech and Innovation Summit. And TransTech Social Enterprises will partner on the virtual march on September 28, 2019. In addition, Ross will be a speaker at the March and an honored recipient at the Torch Awards. “Our lives have always been on the line. This is why we march.”
The #March4TransEquality weekend will begin Friday night September 27, 2019 with the Torch Award Ceremony honoring TGNC/NB leaders for their more than 15 years of national service. The ceremony will take place at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA.
The Ties That Bind Us on September 27-28, 2019 is a march in solidarity in support of the passing of the Equality Act and inclusion for the Trans community. All are encouraged to join the #March4TransEqaulity while demanding justice for those whose lives were taken through senseless acts of violence and murders.