Metro Weekly in an interview. “So it’s a way to bring more publicity to these trans artists, and at the same time, provide some money to DCATS from those that are supporting the artists. “We don’t charge the trans folks money to list art items on the site,” he adds. “All the money that’s being donated is coming from the people that are interested in buying the art.
After the sale period ends, the winning buyer gets a notification saying, ‘Hey, you promised to put down this amount, and you have 24 hours to send a donation.’ So they don’t get connected to the artist until we actually confirm that they get the donation, which is submitted through Venmo or PayPal or methods that are easy to track.“Once we get that confirmation, then we send it.