i found this document -the first statement released by STAR during the NYU gay liberation front occupation- at the new york public library in Arthur Bell’s papers. for more context i wrote about it last year here for Sylvia Rivera’s ten year memorial blog — OCTOBER 1970 GAY POWER WHEN DO WE WANT IT? OR […]
Today is the anniversary of Sylvia Rivera’s death, which I blogged about last year. Yesterday was the 2nd anniversary of Chloe Dzubilio’s passing. The video above is Antony Hegarty at Chloe’s funeral talking about diminishing systems of care for trans people w/HIV & AIDS, which I edited into my lent blog. With my former co-worker […]
In typical anti-authoritative fashion I ignored the weather man’s warnings last night. As soon as I got outside the blizzard swept me up into a technicolor otherland.
Brody you’re saying you don’t care about my feelings about the blizzard?
I had an amazing time doing a Captive Genders, Prison Abolition teach in with my brilliant sibling Che for UPenn’s Trans-Ocular Event series put together by professorial tumblr queen Dr Jeanne Vaccaro. The student and non-student participants were great and I learned a whole lot from Che about ACT UP, the criminalization of HIV & […]
leslie-feinberg: “LESLIE STATES “NOT GUILTY”— JUDGE CONVICTS BUT STAYS SENTENCE Leslie Feinberg declared she/ze was “not guilty” today (2/4/13) on a charge of 3rd degree gross misdemeanor (property damage) for spray painting “Free CeCe Now” on the walls and pillars of the courthouse/jail in Minneapolis. Based on police reports of Leslie’s actions, which were not […]
leslie-feinberg: “(Please take action & repost) Message from Leslie Feinberg: I am ordered to begin trial in Minneapolis today, Feb. 4 at 9 am (Central U.S. time zone). The jury trial is expected to last about 2 days. I am charged with 3rd-Degree Gross Misdemeanor for my June 4 solidarity action demandi CeCe McDonald. The […]