Carmen Carrera talks activism, motherhood and being a Renegade Warrior with Latina.com

Latina has a video series called Renegade Warriors dedicated to sit downs with inspiring Latinas that have made an impact in the world. In this video content editor Shirley Velásquez interviews Puerto Rican actress and model Carmen Carrera. The two discuss how Carrera came to her activism, parenting and the unconditional love her family showed her after she transitioned. Carrera continues to speak up and advocate for transgender rights while forging a path as a model in the fashion industry. In the video she talks about her immigrant family and encourages LGBT people to be open and honest with their families, both understanding their journeys while at the same time pushing for acceptance and solidarity.

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