Trans Advocate Caprice Carthans Shares What To Read, Watch And Do

The 2020 Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame inductee shares her top recommendations.

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A photo taken of Caprice Carthans in Chicago in 2015. Jess T. Dugan / Courtesy of the Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago
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A photo taken of Caprice Carthans in Chicago in 2015. Jess T. Dugan / Courtesy of the Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago

Trans Advocate Caprice Carthans Shares What To Read, Watch And Do

The 2020 Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame inductee shares her top recommendations.

Since 1991, the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame has honored individuals and organizations for their contributions to the city’s LGBT community. Organizers recently announced 18 new inductees for 2020.

Reset checks in with inductee Caprice Carthans for her recommendations on what to read, watch and do.

What to read

1. To Survive on This Shore by photographer Jess T. Dugan and social worker Vanessa Fabbre


2. I Rise by Toni Newman

3. For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf by Ntozake Shange

What to watch

4. Pose (FX)

5. RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1)

6. The Haves and the Have Nots (OWN)

What to do

7. Be your best

8. Do your best

9. Never settle

GUEST: Caprice Carthans, transgender advocate working with the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Chicago House and Heartland Alliance