Kenyota Peterson

Ky Peterson is a multi-media artist and trans advocate who served nine years in prison for self-defense.

During his incarceration, he fought for trans prisoner’s rights to medical care. Ky is a current Right of Return Fellow and his project is still under development. Ky will be producing a podcast series highlighting transgender rights, police brutality, rape culture, criminalizing victims, courtroom misogyny, systematic racism and the intersection with incarceration. In 2017, Ky co-founded Freedom Overground.

Right of Return Project