Queerspace Magazine, in partnership with Lifelong, presents the HEYO Interview Series, filmed live at the Big Queer Talent Show at Seattle’s Vera Project. In this episode, your host Lilith welcomes trans poet and spoken word performer Ebo Barton, who talks about dealing with family while coming out and the struggles of being queer and trans in the Navy.

Ebo Barton is a Black and Filipino, Transgender and Non-Binary, poet and educator. Currently residing in Seattle, Washington (by way of Los Angeles, California) wondering what the f*!# snow even is. Their work touches on political issues from a personal point of view and often is birthed from the struggles of living in the identities that they are. Ebo believes in the power of language and art as a tool for revolution.

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