🦄 LGBTQ+, Police

Noisy Philly Counter-Demo Challenges ‘TERFs’ at Independence Hall

Philadelphia, PA – On Sunday, November 13, 100+ counter-demonstrators tried to drown out about 30 protesters who were demonstrating against transgender people’s access to medical transitions, recognition of chosen gender and other rights near Independence Hall. The counter-demo side characterized them as “TERFs” or ‘Trans-Exclusionary…

🦄 LGBTQ+

The Art of Creating Community: Bedtime Goose and Uproar Performing Arts

Minneapolis, MN – Premiering in August 2017 in a cafe courtyard, Mother Goose’s Bedtime Stories is a celebration of “the black, brown, indigenous, LGBTQI+ folk and Womxn in the arts scene of Minneapolis.” Dozen of dancers, poets, comedians and musicians have performed at the cabaret…

🦄 LGBTQ+

“We Won’t Be Erased”: Rally Spotlights Trans Visibility in Minneapolis

Minneapolis, MN – In the wake of government plans to revoke Title IX protections and a new Department of Justice statement allowing for discrimination against transgender people, community advocates, allies, and trans people alike are organizing rallies across the United States. In Minneapolis, on Sunday,…

🦄 Direct Action, Racism

Police Commander Behind J20 Arrests Joked About Holocaust, LGBTs

Washington, DC – On Thursday, November 30 the jury in Judge Lynn Leibovitz’s courtroom primarily heard from DC Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Commander Keith Deville, who was the ‘incident commander’ responsible for ordering, overseeing and coordinating MPD operations regarding inauguration protests on January 20 (J20).…