For Black & Pink Organizers, Decarceration Must Grapple With Constant Violence Against LGBTQ+ People
Adam Mahoney profiles leadership of Black & Pink, a national abolitionist organization dismantling the carceral system and the harms caused to LGBTQ+ people.
Trans South Asian art duo DarkMatter, Alok Vaid-Menon & Janani Balasubramanian, are deeply engaged in the connection of art and social justice.
A lawsuit filed in federal court last week alleges guards on Rikers Island brutally beat a man visiting his longtime partner at the Eric M. Taylor Center because he is gay. Thomas Hamm argues he was “denied access to public accommodations and services on the basis of his actual and/or perceived sexual orientation, suffered serious physical injuries, and was deprived of his liberty.”
Northwest Detention Center Resistance blocked Seattle streets earlier this week to highlight the plight of undocumented transgender immigrants in detention. Click through for video and more information about this direct action.