I, Issa, transgender person from Senegal

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3/17/22

At 44 years old, Issa Diatta (pseudonym) fled to France in order to assume his true trans identity, which was impossible at home in the Thiès region of Senegal. As a prominent activist for the rights of LGBTI+ people and a successful stylist, Diatta regrets that he had to flee because of the rampant homophobia and transphobia in Senegal.

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