Monica Roberts Cause of Death – Monica Roberts, the dissident and blogger behind TransGriot, has kicked the bucket, as indicated by numerous sources via web-based media.
“It is with extraordinary trouble that the BTAC family has gotten notice of the death of Monica Roberts, our sister, auntie, and companion,” the Black Trans Advocacy Coalition posted Thursday on Facebook. “We ought to have a very much explained post about this, however right now we simply need to tell general society and start preparing our pain and misfortune as of now. Kindly keep Monica’s spirit, loved ones in your supplications that they all may discover solace and harmony during this season of detachment. We love you Monica. Fly high, blessed messenger.”
Roberts’ dear companion Dee Watters likewise broke the news, posting on Facebook that Roberts “was called home to brilliance on Monday.” Watters, who said she would give subtleties later, called Roberts her closest companion, sister, and “job canine.”
Roberts, who was situated in Houston, established TransGriot 15 years prior. “No columnist this year has secured the expansiveness of Black trans ladies’ lives — and all the time, passings — the manner in which this writer has,” Pride Media CEO Diane Anderson-Minshall wrote in The Advocate not long ago, when Roberts was named one of the magazine’s Women of the Year.
She had gotten various honors for her work, including the Susan J. Hyde Award for Longevity in the Movement at Creating Change this year, the Human Rights Campaign’s John Walzel Equality Award in 2017, and a unique acknowledgment grant for her blog at the 2016 GLAAD Media Awards.