Miss Major has given her life to supporting countless people and movements, and now it’s our turn to support her. A circle of people are joining together to make sure this cherished trans leader has the medical care, housing, and food she needs on her journey through her elder years. Will you help show Miss Major some […]
Queer Dreams and Nonprofit Blues: Dilemmas of the Nonprofit Tradition in LGBT Politics I’ll be joining a long list of brilliant people speaking at this two day conference, including my SRLP co-workers & members Elana Redfield, Gabriel Foster, Dean Spade my Captive Genders friend Eric A Stanley and my sibling Che Gossett! The event […]
Since we are getting rid of homophobic thangs, lets throw out this one too! less worried about homophobic pasta, more worried about our largest predators: the cops downstairs, prisons, the military, boarders, jails, detention centers, pharm companies, the list goes on.
I had an amazing time talking with Kye Allums, Laverne Cox & Tiq Milan on GLAAD’s Growing Visibility panel this past week for the New Organizing Institute Trans Narrative Training. That brilliant trans people of color comprised the entirety of the panel felt important -so often our visibility comes with the price of our agency and ownership both […]
cannot wait to hold this brilliant work and read it!! janetmock: Wow! The cover of my book Redefining Realness, available for pre-order now. Here’s 7 easy ways you can support my baby! 1. Pre-order your copy on Amazon, B&N or iBooks. Pre-order sales are vital to a first-time author like me. It shows my publisher and major booksellers that there are […]
Lets Make the Violence Stop! I usually don’t read comments on buzzfeed but my friend Dean’s interview was on it and I wanted to check out the brilliant insights he’s interview inspired. Here’s some of my thoughts about the push back the interview got. When a handful of white trans women with access to billions […]
A MILITARY JOB AINT ECONOMIC JUSTICE AND ITS NOT TRANS JUSTICE EITHER Y’ALL “Trans people, trans organizations, the trans movement did not choose this battle,” Dean Spade says. The law professor says rich donors chose the issue, and maintains the focus will hurt … There’s a brilliant legacy of trans war resisters fighting the US […]
Even while we may applaud the repeal of a discriminatory policy, we have to be clear: militarism and war profiteering do not serve the interests of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people, or poor people, or people of color. This is not just a progressive “chestnut” or sloganeering — it is hard fact. Consider a […]
photo of quinn with sylvia rivera at a protest at city hall, taken by rusty moore.
Is Islan Nettles’ life less valuable than Trayvon Martin’s? Comment from last night’s forum for trans & gender non conforming people of color about the non stop but largely ignored (by anyone other than us) murders of trans women of color.