You have always been qualified to be yourself

A comic-based zine about exploring being Trans and Two-Spirit.

Print, eBook, and Audio book

Created on occupied Coast Salish lands.

Qualifications of Being cover page. The title is scrawled on a t-shirt laying in the sand, with credits written in the sand below it.

The Story

Raven grew up avoiding the idea of puberty and the boobs that would come along with it.  They didn’t want their true self covered up. As things began growing, expectations of who they would become came down on them.  They thought they had found relief when they came out as liking femmes, only to realize that wasn’t the whole picture. Instead they were led on a journey inward to find they are more than qualified to be themselves.

The Writer

Raven Two Feathers (he/they) is a Two Spirit, Emmy award winning creator.  They continue to grow, learning through each project, and the people they meet along the way.

The Illustrator

Jonny Cechony (he/him) is an Emmy award winning creator. He is not Indigenous, but as a fellow member of the Queer Community he understands the importance in helping his friend share their story.

Read the Zine!
Audio book coming soon
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Stay tuned for
a release date!


Available now!


And more to come!



If you would like to contribute to this project, you can do so via PayPal or check.

Indigenous Showcase

ATTN: Zine

1515 12th Ave

Seattle, WA 98122


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Release Party!

Update: Thank you to everyone who was able to join us on such a loving night!


Tonight, we celebrate self-love with community at the release of Qualifications of Being, detailing Raven Two Feathers’ decades long journey to acknowledging who they are as a trans and Two Spirit person, and learning to love themselves.  We welcome people of all ages and families to join us in a celebration of all the forms love comes in and Indigenous resilience.  Alcohol is available at concessions in the lobby, but drugs and alcohol will not be allowed in the theatre during the event.

Feb 14, 2020, 7:00 PM
Northwest Film Forum,
1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, USA