Tag Archive: protests

#MikeBrown – one year later

It’s been one year since Micheal Brown Jr. was shot and murdered by Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO. The last year has been emotional and full of protests calling for justice. Protests have… Continue reading

#sHellNo update – #PDXvsShell

The fight and protests against Shell’s proposed arctic drilling continues, as protesters in Portland, OR have helped block a Shell vessel from leaving the cities harbor. The #sHellNo movement continues to try and… Continue reading

#Pride should be proclaiming that #BlackLivesMatter.

Black Lives Matter @Chicago Pride pic.twitter.com/kbJm4wz89o — joey mogul (@JoeyMogul) June 28, 2015 #blackoutpride #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/B6rwbEB3ps — Sarah Cantaloupe (@SarahCantaloupe) June 28, 2015 #BlackOutPride happening now pic.twitter.com/pB3ChTGpvX — Amaris Moore (@Amaris_Moore) June 28,… Continue reading

Trans Day of Action (#tdoa)

I’m a day late to this unfortunately but yesterday was the trans day of action – a rallying march organized by the Audre Lorde Project in New York City. This year’s day was… Continue reading

Marriage.

Marriage will not stop the violence. Love will not give more jobs and healthcare to trans youth of color. Assimilation won’t get us any respect from the system…So, we can get married all… Continue reading

Pride Month.

I’ve only ever been to one Pride weekend a few years ago and I ended up volunteering the entire time (which is another story for another time). That weekend came at a time… Continue reading

#McKinney protests

By now, you might have heard the incredibly racist interaction between police officers and black teenagers at a pool party in McKinney, Texas a few days ago. One officer in particular pulled his… Continue reading

History of Pride Month: Stonewall Riots

Understanding the history and context of the LGBTQ+ pride month that currently exists is really important, especially since the history tends to drastically erase major parts and key players. The current pride month… Continue reading

Protests Against Shell Oil Rig in Seattle

Over the past few days and weeks, protesters in and around Seattle and the Puget Sound have been protesting the Shell oil rig that will be sent up to the Arctic for drilling. Some… Continue reading

#SayHerName – Protesting Police Brutality Against Black Women

Protests surrounding police brutality, the extrajudicial killings of black people around the US, and violent white supremacy have made dramatic waves over the past several months. The #BlackLivesMatter movement has been a calling cry… Continue reading