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Posted on October 10, 2016 4227 × 1636


Athena Escobar attends classes at Golden West College in Huntington Beach in pursuit of an art history degree. As a transgender woman, she chose to name herself after the Greek goddess of wisdom and war because “I do fight a war every time I go out.” (Nuran Alteir)