Christopher’s Chronicles and Trappings of Transhood to Screen in NYC on July 22!

APICHA LogoHi Friends! Christopher Lee & Elise Hurwitz’s films Christopher’s Chronicles and Trappings of Transhood will be screening in NYC on July 22nd! The program is curated by@Leeroy Kun Young Kang as a part of Dirty Looks NYC’s On Location series.  To learn more, visit the Dirty Looks website at http://onlocation.dirtylooksnyc.org/christophers-chronicles-trappings-of-transhood

Victory! Governor Brown Signs AB 1577 into law!Respect After Death Act Signed!

Governor Jerry Brown just signed the Respect After Death Act on September 26, 2014! We send love, healing, release, peace and power to the spirit of Our brother friend Uncle Christopher Lee, whose death and misgendering of his death certificate was the catalyst for this bill.  We went to Transgender Law Center in Winter 2013 when…

Click here to read the full letter of thanks from Maya Scott-Chung.

Christopher Honored on Logo NewNextNow

Over the past several years, the trans community has achieved increased visibility and protections.   In celebration of Pride month, the online magazine Logo NewNextNow included Christopher Lee among in a group of 5 transgender activists who blazed a trail for current advocates such as Lavern Cox , Chaz Bono and Carmen Carrera, profiled in Logo TV’s Trailblazers special on June 26.  Click here to read the article.

An Invitation to the Community

To all who were touched or inspired by Christopher,

Over his life, Christopher, with his tremendous charisma, passion, artistic vision, and compassion touched many people from many different communities. On December 22, 2012, after a protracted battle with illness and depression, he took his life. His death filled many with shock, grief,and regret. Yet, in the aftermath of his tragic passing, a magical unfolding has taken place, one of sadness, yes, but also of love and renewed communal commitment to his wide, compassionate and generous vision.

We view this website as a growing and evolving space for reflections on the life and legacies of Christopher Lee. We invite you to share your stories about Christopher and how he has touched you. As the site grows, you will also discover film updates, action opportunities, an events calendar, resiliency resources, and more.

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If you’d like to contribute stories, poems spoken word, or media to this blog please email us at blog@dragonsbloodrising.org.  If you would like to contribute resources, please share them on the comment form located at the bottom of the Resiliency Section. If you would like to become involved in helping to administer this site, please email info@dragonsbloodrising.org

If you would like to contribute money or other resources to the effort to keep his memory alive, please go to our fundraising page at http://www.gofundme.com/The-Christopher-Lee-Fund.

With love, the Dragon’s Blood Rising staff, Maya and Shivaun