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ALERT! Guards harassing LBTQ2+ Prisoners at GVI Women’s Prison!

At Grand Valley Institute for Women (GVI), a federal prison inĀ Kitchener, Ontario (in Canada) there has been a recent crackdown against LBTQ2+Ā prisoners and/or prisoners in relationships amongst themselves. IntimateĀ relationships between prisoners are being attacked by a clique of guardsĀ acting without apparent direction or oversight from the CorrectionsĀ Canada administration. We need …

Eyricka Morgan RIP

Another Black/New Afrikan transwoman has been murdered, more business as usual in this horrible world. As a 2012 study by GLAAD revealed: People of color, transgender people, and gender non-conforming people continued to experience higher rates of homicide in 2012. LGBTQH people of color represented 53% of total reported survivors …

Important Stats about New Afrikan Transwomen

A year ago, Ebony magazine published a useful article about CeCe McDonald, theĀ 23-year-old Black transgender woman who was sentenced to 41 months in prison for second-degree manslaughter despite clear evidence that she was simply defending herself from a violent racist and transphobic attack. It was a good article, and included …

Out: The Making of a Revolutionary

Convicted of the 1983 U.S. Capitol Bombing, and “conspiring to influence, change, and protest policies and practices of the United States government through violent and illegal means”, Laura Whitehorn, an out lesbian and one of six defendants in the Resistance Conspiracy Case, spent 14 years in prison. “OUT” is the …

Windi Earthworm, Ragged Clown

Windi Earthworm was an institution of the radical anglo left in 1980s Montreal. A crossdressing openly gay street musician who took it upon himself to educate the public about the Vancouver 5, the genocide of Indigenous peoples, the destruction of nature, and the miseries of life under capitalism, Windi was …

Reflections on the Demise of Bash Back!

The following article, “Reflections on the Demise of Bash Back!”, is from the recently released zine Pink and Black Revolution #6, available for download here. Bash Back! was started in 2007 as a network of queer anarchists to have a specifically queer presence at the Democratic National Convention and Republican …

Arab Queers Say NO to Pinkwashing at the USSF

From the hit-or-miss MRZine, an important statement as one of the most vulnerable sectors of Arab society struggles to resist imperialist manipulation: Arab Queers Say NO to Pinkwashing at the USSFby Helem, Al-Qaws, ASWAT, and Palestinian Queers for BDS SAY NO TO PINKWASHING AT THE USSF! We, the undersigned queer …

HRC: Quit Leaving Queers Out

Although i think the problem is deeper than an establishment organization “leaving queers out”, it brought a smile to my face this morning to read that the HRC had been graffittied by some self-styled “Queers Against Assimilation” last night.The HRC, or Human Rights Campaign, is the largest LGBT lobby group …

Locked Out 2009

LockedOut is a resource list for gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, and queer prisoners in the U.S. The list is free, but stamps are always welcome. Requests for books, legal aid, or pen pals will not be answered. i am posting the 2009 list here ; please note that it is …