Sugar Mentor – Penny Barber & Valeria Atreides

Penny Barber is visited by Valeria Atreides, who works with her at an LGBTQ+ community center. Valeria says that she wanted to thank Penny for all the work she’s done to help people within the community, especially queer people like themselves — and even MORE for trans people like Valeria. Penny is touched as she tries to politely brush off the compliments, saying that Valeria has done plenty as well. Working with someone younger like Valeria who came in with a wealth of experience and knowledge in other aspects of their work has been a life-saver. Valeria points out that Penny HERSELF has been a literal life-saver, because she helped Valeria with getting the gender-affirming care that she needed…