Annysa Johnson is a freelance journalist based in Wisconsin where she spent more than two decades at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
She has worked as a reporter, copy editor and assignment editor, and has covered a broad range of subjects, from local government to legal affairs, k-12 education and religion. She has won awards for feature writing and for coverage of the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis.

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November 10, 2021

Two Spirits are reclaiming their history

Traditionally, a number of Indigenous tribes embraced those who today might identify as LGBTQ or gender-nonconforming as valued members of the community. The Two Spirit movement aims to bridge the past and present.