Episode: Kiyomi Fujikawa

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Kiyomi Fujikawa

We had the opportunity to connect with Kiyomi Fujikawa in Winter 2019 and it was such a treat. Check out this conversation with Caitlin Breedlove.

Kiyomi Fujikawa is a Seattle-based, mixed-race queer trans femme who has been involved with movements to end gender- and state-based violence since 2001. Her political home is with queer and trans communities of color and organizing to prevent and respond to intimate partner violence. Kiyomi is currently on the board of Groundswell Fund and is a Grantmakers United for Trans Communities (GUTC) Leadership Development Fellow. She was most recently a Senior Program Associate at the Fund for Trans Generations at Borealis Philanthropy, and the Queer Network Program Coordinator at API Chaya. She is also an avid lover of speculative fiction, noodles, astrology (Saj Sun, Cancer-rising, Libra Moon), feelings, and do-it-yourself scavenger hunts.

referenced in this episode:

Third Wave Fund

Wild Seed by Octavia Butler

Kiyomi's book recommendations:

Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars by Kai Cheng Thom

An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon

The Broken Earth Trilogy by NK Jemisin (5th Season, Obelisk Gate, Stone Sky)

Salt Fish Girl by Larissa Lai

Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor

intro music by Abhimanyu Janamanchi. production by Nora Rasman.

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