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Michael David Battle

Michael David Battle
Michael David Battle is a minister, artist, radical, thinker, father, & lover. Michael David invests in community through art that centers the lives and lived experiences of queer and/or trans folks of color. Michael David creates spaces that shift the focus to manifest healing the wounds of systemic and structural violence.

Dear Michael: A Trans Voices Open Letter

Michael David Battle shares an open letter of love and affirmation to his younger self written for Trans Voices on the National Trans Day of Resilience.

Isolation and Collective Healing: Life After #RootsPridePgh

In Western culture, value and worth are based on productivity and one's ability to show up. But when someone in my community publicly referred to me--a queer man of trans experience living with bipolar disorder--as a woman, I felt the need to retreat and heal.