Lots of people are talking about gentrification, but who’s actually doing something about it? Queer and trans people of color, of course. In Oakland and Seattle, QTPOC are creating visionary solutions to combat gentrification and reclaim land for communities of color.
Mothers in federal prisons hope for clemency, win at Monopoly with MATH, Michelle Obama talks with Oprah, how to help Aleppo, the sexual assault of hundreds of young gymnasts, indigenous love, Kate McKinnon and so much more!
At least two queer women of color and three trans women and 30+ other young people died tragically in a fire in Oakland on Friday Night. Underground spaces are important and so is chosen family and so are these souls.
There’s a new queer-lady-friendly space in town called Qulture Collective. It’s a combination of cafe, workspace, gallery, retail store, and event space and it is really, truly, rad.
Oakland Pride was super chill and lots of fun.
Every two years the butches of the world convene to absorb each other’s butch powers.