Krystina Edwards, CNP (she/her) is a Detroit, MI native working as the Community Engagement Manager for the Ruth Ellis Center. She has a Master of Public Administration from Western Michigan University. Krystina has spent the past 9 years working for LGBTQ organizations with an emphasis in HIV/STI case management, event coordination, and training providers to be more affirming to LGBTQ+ issues. She is passionate about the advancement of the lives of LGBTQ+ young people, especially trans identified folks.
As the festive season approaches, many people eagerly anticipate joyful celebrations with their loved ones. For many members of the LGBTQ+ community, however, this is not the case. The holiday season can be a challenging time, marked by feelings [...]