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The work around decarceration has been some of the most successfully documented, accessible, and digitally interactive of any movement. This is a guide to guides, organized loosely by some of the main questions and thought processes that often come up around entry into abolitionist thinking, offering resources addressing some important ideas.
The news these last few weeks has been… a lot. This week’s Extra! Extra! takes a look at the devastating anti-trans legislation just passed in Arkansas, the Chauvin trial, voter suppression, the pandemic that is not yet over even if we’re all pretending it is and more.
Pizza Klatch is a vital safe space for 300-400+ youth who attend groups each week where they learn to self-advocate, build community, develop confidence, and easily access resources as they explore and develop their identities.
Trans activists in Puerto Rico insist they are not a distraction, but central to the struggle for independence.
Despite New York’s progressive reputation, it ranks among the top states for anti-trans violence. What are the factors that contribute to the plight of trans New Yorkers?
The Lone Star state has repeatedly attempted to take life-saving resources away from trans people.
Trans people have been reported as experiencing an epidemic of violence. But why does the violence happen in the first place?
Louisiana is in the top three states for the highest amount of anti-trans violence. Remnants of laws from the 1800s continue to trap trans people in a cycle of abuse.
This week’s Extra! Extra! brings you news on a smattering of issues: more anti-trans legislation and rising transphobia in the U.K. alongside a ruling in Japan striking down the ban on same-sex marriage, more perspectives on the shooting in Atlanta, what exactly is happening at the U.S. border, an early look at the Chauvin trial and more.
“As always, the slew of anti-trans legislation is about sending a clear signal about who is and is not welcome in society, about whose life does and does not carry value, about who can and cannot access basic human rights.”
In this week’s Extra! Extra! Natalie weighs in on the significance of this moment and also gives us a grounded perspective on whether or not the 117th Congress will succeed in passing non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ+ people where the 116th failed. We also look at American extremism, the vaccine roll out, the climate crisis and a smattering of domestic and global news.
Even with a new administration in office, we continue living in Trumpland. Tony Zosherafatain and Chella Man excavate what Trump has revealed about anti-trans violence in this country — and the future trans people deserve.
The world outside of America is not just countries of people that need saving and there is no hypothetical past to return to that would make that saviour narrative real. It just obscures harm.
This week’s Extra! Extra! looks at some sobering and some hopeful news related to sex workers’ rights, coverage of the insurrection in the context of the ongoing impeachment trial, an update on the COVID-19 pandemic and America’s fumbled vaccine roll out, and more.
We need the Equality Act to be the law of the land, because trans rights can’t be here one day, gone the next every time there’s an election.
This week’s Extra! Extra! continues to unpack the insurrection while also looking at some of Biden’s actions these last two weeks as president. We look a little more closely at the latest on police accountability, immigration and COVID-19, as well as a smattering of international news.
It feels impossible not to see this Martin Luther King Day as one of grief and mourning. But Dr. King’s soft words were never going to save us. Look to his playbook instead.
As early as this month, the US could turn over a new leaf for reproductive rights with the inauguration of the Biden-Harris administration, following a Trump era defined by an unprecedented surge in political attacks on the state and federal level.
So much has happened, and in many ways it feels impossible for me to not look at everything through the lens of the insurrection in the U.S. Capitol. This is just one of those times where it’s as much as I can do to look at all the many ways America is, quite simply, falling apart right now. So this week’s Extra! Extra! is pretty much limited to American news: several angles of breaking down everything that’s horrifying about the insurrection, the Trump administration’s parting shots and how COVID continues to rage amid American incompetence.
The insurrection in DC on January and making sense of this chapter of the story of power in the US.