For Transgender Day of Remembrance, I went to the City of West Hollywood’s event and talked to some of the community and those elected to serve about what TDoR means to them, what they’re doing to fight for the living, and what we can do every day.
This year dapperQ took over the Brooklyn Museum with hundreds of queers to host the largest representation of LGBTQ designers and celebration of our bodies at New York Fashion Week.
Announcing the end of DACA is a political statement rooted in racism and bigotry. While DACA is a flawed program, it represented a step in the right direction. Now it represents a vault of information that can be used against its recipients by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
White silence = violence, and it is well past the time to stand up.
“Dyke is not just a sexual orientation. It’s a political identity. It stands for community. It stands for solidarity. It stands for radical fight.”
It was an honor to stand in solidarity and support with all of the beautiful humans at the Trans March in San Francisco. Here’s what it looked like.
“When I opened the bar in 1991, we had a jukebox. Yeah that’s about it. Back then folks were not so intent on being in fabulous spaces. They just wanted a safe space to congregate.”
The rally was centered around the victims and their stories, including deeply moving words from survivor Keinon Carter.
Our president hasn’t acknowledged pride month, so we went to his house.
This year, unions and organizations came together across the country to push back on Trump’s immigration policies and showed how labor rights and immigrant rights intersect.
When we (or our siblings) are under attack, stand up DANCE BACK.
On Earth Day, we marched for Science. We marched for space exploration and cures for disease, for electricity and for the planet, and for everything that science has a hand in which is, well, everything.
Thousands of people across the nation showed up to say that we, the people, want to see Donald’s tax returns.
I met up with Amber of Amber’s Closet to experience a couple days in her life as an influencer and YouTuber while raging at Krave Spring Break. Basically, she’s never off the clock, even when the party is off the chain.
Honestly this year was the wildest I’ve ever seen it. Maybe it’s the political climate but everyone turned out for a good time.
“What I’m saying is not that art solved my problems, but instead that the strength I found through creating and through fighting back, still pushes me forward.”
Today the Affordable Care Act (ACA) turns seven — and lawmakers are expected to vote on whether or not to dismantle it today. Here are some photos from Los Angeles today to amp you up while you make your calls.
Yesterday was a national day of action to protect, support, and amplify our black trans family and their voices. As you know, this intersection is at the highest risk for violence and hate from both our communities and the state.
“I use my art as a form of activism. I want my art to convey pride and courage, fearlessness through bold color. Creatively, this IS the time for artists to rise and do our part.”
“My niece shows me her Instagram feed and I see no one like her looking back at me. The people I love have fleeting reflections in the media.”