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document BiNet Santa Cruz Launch binet_santa_cruz.pdf_140_.jpg original image (x) by Thomas Leavitt
We are proud to announce the launch of BiNet Santa Cruz, a new grassroots community organization specifically aimed at providing a voice on behalf of and organizational vehicle for the bi+ community in Santa Cruz County. BiNet Santa Cruz is to be a local affiliate of the national BiNet USA organization. We intend to engage in a dialogue with local community institutions about how to most effectively serve the bi+ community, which recent surveys indicate include anywhere from a quarter to 40% ...
Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2016 3:11PM
document UCSC Report Investigates Levels of Support for Queer Students of Color on Campus 2013qsoc_report.pdf_140_.jpg original image (x) by Santa Cruz News
A report detailing the levels of support available for queer students of color at UC Santa Cruz has been released based on research data collected in 2013 (see PDF). There will be a briefing on the report on Thursday, February 4, from 3:00-4:30pm, at Kresge College, Town Hall, on the UC Santa Cruz campus. At UC Santa Cruz, 1 in 8 students (13%) identify as LGBQ and 3 in 5 students (62%) identify as people of color. "There is a recurring theme of concern with lack of queer people of color visi...
Posted: Wed Feb 3, 2016 2:43PM
audio Hard Knock Radio on MLK and 2016 Reclaim MLK 96 Hours of Action (audio/mpeg 10.3MB) by KPFA
Hard Knock Radio is a drive-time Hip-Hop talk show on KPFA (94.1FM @ 4-5 pm Monday-Friday), a community radio station without corporate underwriting, hosted by Davey D and Anita Johnson. This is their series of broadcasts around Martin Luther King Jr Day 2016.
Posted: Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:56PM
document ACLU of CA Report Finds Reproductive Health Abuses in California Jails reproductive_health_behind_bars.pdf_140_.jpg original image (x) by ACLU of Northern California
January 19, 2016 - The ACLU of California today released a report that finds county jails are putting people’s health at risk by denying, delaying, and ignoring crucial reproductive health care.
Posted: Wed Jan 20, 2016 4:44PM
image Support Black.Seed collective's bail fund for #BlackHealthMatters #BayBridge action! 120_blackseed_bail_fund.jpg original image (620x413) by Black.Seed
on january 18th, 24 courageous organizers were arrested after shutting down the bay bridge. celebrating and honoring the radical legacy of dr. martin luther king jr. these freedom fighters took to the bridge in order to speak out against a system that continues to oppress black, queer, brown, indigenous and other marginalized people throughout the bay area. this is not a game to us.
Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 11:38PM
image Black.Seed Shuts Down Bay Bridge to Reclaim MLK's Radical Legacy 120_blackseeds-baybridgeshutdown1_mlk_2015.jpg original image (1908x1906) by Anti Police-Terror Project
Twenty-four people were arrested standing up for justice in the Bay Area today.
Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 6:29PM
text Black Queer Liberation Collective Black.Seed Shuts Down Bay Bridge by Black.Seed
For Immediate Release January 19, 2016 — 4pm
Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 6:03PM
image 800 Attend Historic Queers For Palestine Film Festival in San Francisco 120_dsc_1445.jpg original image (640x423) by QUIT!
Over 800 people attended Outside the Frame: Queers for Palestine Film Festival during the weekend of June 19-21, 2015. The free festival at San Francisco’s historic Brava Theater was a radical alternative to Frameline’s annual SF LGBT film festival and a protest of Frameline’s longtime partnership with the Israeli consulate.
Posted: Sun Aug 9, 2015 12:04AM
image Proud of Our Mission Neighborhood 120_campos_speaking.jpg original image (785x599) by Patricia Jackson
Our neighborhood comes together in support of the Galeria de la Raza and its LGBTQ mural
Posted: Fri Jul 3, 2015 6:35PM
text Chelsea Manning Contingent in the SF Pride Parade by Daniel Borgström
Honoring the Whistleblower. The Pvt. Chelsea Manning Contingent marched again this year in the SF Pride Parade
Posted: Fri Jul 3, 2015 1:04AM
video Community Rallies Behind Vandalized Gay, Lesbian, Transgender mural in the Mission (video/mp4 96.8MB) by D. Boyer
Approximately 200 people gathered at 24th street and Bryant streets on Wednesday July 1st to rally in support of a Latino/Chicano Lesbian, Gay, and Transgender Mural by Manuel Paul, titled "Por Vida," that has been vandalized multiple times. The latest incident was arson. Video and pics from the rally
Posted: Thu Jul 2, 2015 9:29AM
image Armed Trans People Will Not Get Bashed! 120_img_0569.jpg original image (1600x1067) by D. Boyer
The San Francisco Chapter of the Pink Pistols, a pro firearm self defense group marches in the SF LGBT Pride Parade.
Posted: Wed Jul 1, 2015 8:03AM
audio Trans Pride SF 2015 - audio from the stage and march (audio/mpeg 27.5MB) by Rubble
Hear speakers and performers from the Mission Dolores Park stage towards the end of the rally, followed by trans youth chanting in a drumming circle from the streets at the beginning of the march.
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 8:15PM
image Stonewall Was a RIOT: No Pride in Police Brutality 120_img_0685.jpg original image (1600x1067) by D. Boyer
Noticed the photo below on Market street in San Francisco during the Pride Parade.
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2015 8:42AM
video Transgender Immigrants Taking A Stand Against Abuse: Trans March 2015 (video/x-flv 76.3MB) by D. Boyer
Transgender immigrants are taking a stand against the abuse, and sexual assaults in ICE detention centers. Video and pictures from 2015 Trans March.
Posted: Sun Jun 28, 2015 8:35AM
calendar Trans March! by Eden
Dolores Street in front of Dolores Park. Dolores and 18th St., San Francisco.
Event Date: Fri Jun 26, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 10:30AM
text Open Letter to SF Pride (re: Pink Brick for AirBnB) by E
Open Letter to SF Pride (re: Pink Brick for AirBnB)
Posted: Sun Jun 7, 2015 10:03AM
image Facebook Discriminates Against LGBT and Native American Communities: Protest Report 120_fbpolicysisterlikesphoto.jpg original image (3264x2448) by R. Robertson
The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence took the lead in organizing a protest held in front of Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California yesterday. Sister Roma said that it's time Mark Zuckerberg realized that identity is fluid. She and about 100 others travelled from San Francisco and other parts of the Bay Area to Silicon Valley to send an important message to the Facebook CEO.
Posted: Tue Jun 2, 2015 3:22AM
image Written Proof of Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf's New Nighttime Protest Curfew 120_cityofoakland-libbyschaaf-opd-protestcurfew-full.jpg original image (720x960) by Dave Id
As part of a nationwide Black Women Matter day of action yesterday which focused on state violence against African American women and transgender people, a call-out was issued by area Black women and the Black Youth Project 100 for a 7pm rally at Oscar Grant plaza, set to be followed by a march down Broadway to Oakland police headquarters. Numerous speakers addressed related issues in the plaza. Then, as soon as the group began to move, OPD took the unusual step of immediately declaring that...
Posted: Fri May 22, 2015 5:34PM
image Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Institutes Curfew On Nighttime Street Protests 120_opd_streetdemocurfew1_alosario-eastbayex.jpg original image (968x582) by Darwin BondGraham, East Bay Express
Police forced a peaceful march that was organized by Black women off the streets of Oakland last evening in an unusual show of force that heralds the first enforcement of a nighttime prohibition on street demonstrations. Last night’s protest was part of a national day of action called #SayHerName focusing on police violence against women and transgender people.
Posted: Fri May 22, 2015 4:25PM