“I know that our story is the story of so many others, and I want those people to know that they’re not alone, and that they do have the right to fight back.”
Alynda Lee Segarra and Yosi Perlstein chat with us about their new album and new tour — and oh, by the way, you can win tickets to see them!
“While it is definitely tragic we still have to march, there is something beautiful and hopeful about the fact that I am fighting for [my mom’s] freedom as much as mine, and we’re both out here so that my nephew, who just turned one, hopefully won’t have to march when he grows up.”
The prosecution argued he acted recklessly.
In 2013, who’d have ever thought I’d become so attached to a sociopathic meth king? Also, I love my skinny jeans and feel really conflicted about Pope Francis.
“[My queer white friends] don’t know why it’s such a big deal for them to not do any of the stupid and obviously illegal things they tend to do if I’m the one behind the wheel.”
A different kind of camp, a book you’ll want to pre-order, a victory for trans* people in the workplace, and LESBIANS.
After the Trayvon Martin verdict, one particular (12-year-old) bell hooks quote blew up the Internet. It’s not the only part of her philosophy that still makes sense.
“We know something now that we didn’t always know before: we are not alone.”
“Every person, regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity, must be able to walk the streets without fear for their safety.”
Some things we read and saw on the internet on #trayvon and race in America.
A jury found George Zimmerman guilty of absolutely nothing in the murder of Trayvon Martin.