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About Dee Borrego

Dee Borrego is a 28-year-old, HIV+ transwoman currently living in Boston, MA.  She is an activist, blogger, polyglot and community leader. She was a founding member of the US Positive Women's Network in 2008, and currently serves on their Steering Committee.  Dee was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Global Network of People Living with HIV, North America.

Articles by Dee Borrego

This week's editors

RB, editor

Rosemary Bechler edits openDemocracy's main site.

Parvati Nair directs the United Nations University Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility.


Cameron Thibos edits Mediterranean Journeys in Hope.

En Liang Khong is assistant editor at openDemocracy.

Alex Sakalis is the editor of Can Europe Make It?

Constitutional conventions: best practice

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Transgender people will continue to be harrassed, persecuted and murdered until society moves beyond the binary system of male/female to recognise transgender as a third identity. Only then will the data be collected and our deaths treated as no less important than any other human being, says Dee Borrego.

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