Postmortem photography, Republicans wanting to block peaceful protests, Kesha, women go on strike, queer and adopting your own child, LGBTQ history, we are very good for the economy, and so much more!
Don’t give Trump a moment to get comfortable. Let’s start fucking shit up as soon as he starts being sworn in.
Going to the Women’s March on Washington or a solidarity event near you? I have some tips!
If taking action against Trump’s presidency is part of your 2017 resolutions/game plan, consider these tips!
When our communities are strong, we are strong. Let’s talk about supporting ourselves to support each other and vice versa.
How to build a winnable campaign from scratch, what hummus has to do with bisexual liberation, and what it means to build collective power. Come learn something new or share your campaign organizing tips!
Get digestible action items against Trump and for your fellow citizens in your inbox each day to make it a little easier to work for justice.
Learn all about petition campaigns and how to make your voice heard. Then, take action on some campaigns to oppose Trump!
The Trans Relief Project is an organization working to help as many trans and gender nonconforming people as possible get updated U.S. identification – passports specifically – before the regulations surrounding those rules potentially change.
This election shook me to my core. That’s undeniable. I am still grieving and I don’t know that I ever won’t be. I am so fucking angry and I don’t know that I ever won’t be. But I refuse to be scared, or cowed, or defeated.
A tarot spread to encourage you to explore your hopes and your fears, your skills and your role in the fight for social justice.
How the Sustainable Cycles bike collective is making menstruation products accessible and fighting stigma.
Let’s start a discussion about what we can do as activists, right now in this moment, in the wake of the apocalypse/election.
Looking at protests, Trump’s potential transition team, the National Organization for Marriage gearing up against LGBT rights, and more.
141 arrests were made at Standing Rock on Thursday, police in Washington fatally shot a pregnant Native woman during a welfare check, a new lawsuit filed in Utah challenges the state’s “no promo homo” law, two proposed anti-abortion laws in Alabama were blocked by a judge and more news.
“As a poet, I normally have time to carefully construct my sentences, my metaphors, etc., but here I didn’t have any preparation, and honestly, I don’t think I needed any.”
“This issue is not about white people and their delicate, settler privileged feelings. This is about the people of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation. This is about the people of the Cheyenne River Sioux Nation. This is about part of a larger movement for the rights of all Indigenous People in the U.S. and across the globe.”
Finally I got to be unapologetically queer amongst this familia that came together in the face of rejection from the homes we came from or by the systems that governed us in the US/Mexico border community that is the Rio Grande Valley.
From queer activists friends on the ground in Charlotte reporting on Facebook, I’m hearing stories that the police are using tear gas, shooting protestors with rubber bullets, and the media has confirmed that police officers have shot a protestor in the head who is in critical condition.
I chatted with Lyn this week about the book, youth activism, and intergenerational activism. She had a lot of amazing things to say, spoiler alert.