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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.
South Africa doesn’t want this anti-gay preacher to come to town, LGBT athletes are taking over college sports, a kiss-fest in defense of lesbian love, and more good gay news!
Incarcerated people across the nation are striking today to disrupt the profitability of the prison-industrial complex, California might end their statue of limitations on sexual assault, Airbnb announced new policies to address racial discrimination, and more news
Protests against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline have been happening since April but in the last few weeks tensions have escalated with lawsuits still hanging in the balance.
A federal court said it will make its decision next month on whether to temporarily halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that has sparked protests led by Native American tribes.
“For a moment, I forgot about the summer of 2015. I forgot about the panic I experienced, the insomnia, the depression. We watched the new season of Orange is the New Black together and by the end of episode 12, it suddenly all came back.”
Jasmine Richards, founder of the Black Lives Matter chapter in Pasadena, was sentenced to 90 days for “lynching”; meanwhile, Brock Turner, convicted rapist, was sentenced to 6 months in jail; Home Depot’s founder endorses Trump; four people are arrested for the death of trans man, Amos Beede and more news.