As trans people who are so accustomed to losing our chosen family before they become elders, Ceyenne Doroshow is setting a blueprint for what it means to live fiercely and claim a stake on your life.
I want the world to no longer assume ownership of our bodies, but we cannot do that without land. Decolonizing the land itself is not only crucial but necessary for a liberated future in which everyone’s body belongs to themselves.
A free world for sex workers would be a free world for people’s bodies, desires, and pleasures — that is to say, a world worth fighting for.
Legacies intersect in this Pride month to remind us that defunding the police system is both a historically Black and historically queer demand, and that disruption and direct action can get that demand met.