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Reina Gossett: Historical Erasure as Violence

A few years ago I talked at the Queer Dreams & Non-Profit Blues conference about learning and sharing histories of trans women of color, including Sylvia Rivera, Marsha P. Johnson, and STAR (Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries), as a strategy to transform and heal from historical isolation and erasure. BCRW and The Engaging Tradition Project co-convened a […]

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Recent Interviews: Mask Magazine and Bluestockings Magazine

My friend Jenny did this incredible interview with me and my sibling Che for Mask Magazine about giving less shits, social movement burnout, gender selfie determination and most importantly Billie Jean Grey! You can read it here. Last month when I was in Providence the brilliant Rheem Brooks interviewed me for Bluestockings Magazine about magic, remembrance […]

“What Are We Defending?” : Reina’s talk at the INCITE! COV4 Conference

On March 26th through 29th, more than 1,600 people gathered in Chicago for the INCITE! Color of Violence 4 Conference. Reina took part in a plenary called “Ending Gender Violence Beyond Carceral Feminisms,” alongside amazing activists and thinkers like Nada Elia, Shira Hassan, Mariame Kaba, Soniya Munshi, Rasmeah Odeh, Beth Richie, Andrea Ritchie, Andy Smith, […]

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WE DID IT! Happy Birthday Marsha!

WE DID IT! Together, we have raised over $25,500 to lift up the rich legacies of Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera!  Over 400 people have donated and countless others helped us spread the word by sending out emails, posting on Facebook, and tweeting calls for support, we couldn’t have done this without you! THANK […]