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Is the Transgender District a force for gentrification or liberation? w/ Jemma DeCristo

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Episode notes

Jemma DeCristo (@jemmaisOKeh) returns to explain the ways that the Transgender Cultural District is a container for gentrification and police. Support the show at Show Notes: "San Francisco May Soon Have the World's First Transgender Cultural District" by Toshio Meronek, for Vice: | Christina Hanhardt’s “Safe Space”: | “Improvements for Whom? Business Improvement Districts and Their Impact on Communities” report by Spencer Bowen, Emily Estus, Vanessa Quintana, and Maiya Zwerling with Paul Boden at WRAP ( | Tamar Jacoby, “McGeorge Bundy: How the Establishment’s Man Tackled America’s Problem with Race”: | Mandi Issacs Jackson, Model City Blues: Urban Space and Organized Resistance in New Haven