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documentWheaton Mayor signs Pride Week proclamation after making $1,000 Jeanne Ives contribution
by Lynda Carson
Pride Week Proclamation Signed By Mayor:...
Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:56AM
imageAbolition is the Floor Not the Ceiling
by Gay Shame
It is important to remember that institutional violence flows not merely from the bullets of the police but in fact moves through all elements of the social fabric....
Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2020 2:15PM
imageChelsea Manning, Jailed for Resisting Grand Jury, Released from Solitary Confinement
by Democracy Now!
In Northern Virginia, U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been released from solitary confinement after 28 days and moved into the general population of the Truesdale Detention Center....
Posted: Sun Apr 7, 2019 7:45PM
imageDaniel Ellsberg Praises Chelsea Manning After She Is Jailed Again
by Democracy Now!
“I Know No One More Patriotic”: Daniel Ellsberg Praises Chelsea Manning After She Is Jailed Again...
Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:39PM
imageIn My Own Voice-Sandra Moran in the Maritimes
by Stacey Gomez
Sandra Moran is an advocate for LGBT, Indigenous and women's rights, a talented musician and the first feminist and openly gay Member of Congress to be elected in Guatemala. As part of a speaking tour organized by Breaking the Silence Maritimes-Guatemala Solidarity Network, Sandra visited Eastern Canada from June 15th-23rd. She first visited the Maritimes 30 years ago as a member of the revolutionary musical group Kin Lalat. On Sunday, June 24th, as Sandra prepared to head back to Guatemala, ...
Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:34PM
imageBlack, Queer Rio de Janeiro Councilwoman Assassinated
by Colin Murphy
Councilwoman Marielle Franco, a feminist lesbian activist and emerging voice against police violence, was gunned down yesterday in her car...
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:58AM
documentACLU Sues Alabama for Discrimination Against Transgender People
by American Civil Liberties Union
MONTGOMERY, Ala., February 6, 2018 — The American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Alabama filed a lawsuit today challenging Alabama’s policy of restricting access to driver’s licenses for transgender people that accurately reflect their gender identity. The lawsuit, Corbitt v. Taylor, was filed on behalf of three people who experienced this discrimination....
Posted: Tue Feb 6, 2018 6:32PM
audioIntersectional Community Organizing for Social Justice Roundtable, March 2017 (audio/mpeg 45.7MB) by Theo Hilton
Panel on intersectional activism in New Orleans...
Posted: Mon Jun 5, 2017 7:11AM
audioInterview with Arely Westley of BreakOUT! (audio/x-wav 203.1MB) by WTUL News and Views
"BreakOUT! is a real good family more than an organization. We are a family where we love and support one another."...
Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:39PM
imageThe Electoral College Giveth, And The Electoral College Can Taketh Away
by Ben Rosenfeld
Elijah Berg’s viral petition calling on electors to make Clinton President over Trump is no more outlandish than the result we got: coronating a rapey, racist, misogynistic, transphobic, homophobic, xenophobic, thin-skinned, Narcissist whose very being is a threat to the dignity and safety of millions of people at home and abroad....
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 6:40PM
image#DisruptJ20: Call for a bold mobilization against the inauguration of Donald Trump
We call on all people of good conscience to join in disrupting the ceremonies....
Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 3:23PM
textChelsea Manning Punishment for Suicide Attempt is Cruel and Inhumane by Amnesty International
A prison disciplinary board has sentenced Chelsea Manning, who is currently serving a 35-year sentence at the United States Penitentiary in Leavenworth, to 14 days in solitary confinement following her suicide attempt in July....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:46PM
audioLyn Archer speaks about New Orleans City proposed shut-down of French Quarter Strip Clubs (audio/mpeg 33.6MB) by WTUL News & Views
In-studio interview with Lyn Archer, New Orleans resident and stripper, on proposed shut-down of more than half of French Quarter Strip Clubs....
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:45AM
audioDawn Collins on RootsCampLA 2016 (audio/mpeg 10.5MB) by wtul news
We talked to Dawn Collins about Roots Camp LA, a day long unconference at UNO Student Center this Saturday, June 25th, for progressive activists to gather and share stories of success organizing at the statewide level. This year's program includes a networking night friday at Kajun's on St Claude, and Saturday night spoken word....
Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 5:25AM
textIndonesian Atrocities against Gays by Can we get a protest going?
FYI: Indonesian Consulate General in San Francisco 1111 Columbus Avenue San Francisco, CA United States TELEPHONE: (415) 474.9571 FAX: (415) 441-4320 HEAD OF MISSION: Mr Asianto Sinambela, Consul General...
Posted: Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:38PM
audioConversations in Color Featuring Alexis De Veaux and Janet Mock (audio/mpeg 2.1MB) by WTUL News & Views
Conversations in Color, an intimate discussion on Black Feminism, Sexuality, Intersectionality, Emergent Strategy and Afrofuturism featuring Alexis De Veaux, 2015 Lambda Literary Best Lesbian Fiction award winner, and Janet Mock, Trans-advocate and MSNBC So Popular Talk Show Host....
Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2016 9:41PM
textTask Force Urges Pope Francis to Practice "Golden Rule" for LGBTQ People and Families by via National LGBTQ Task Force
Washington, DC, September 24, 2015 — The National LGBTQ Task Force is urging Pope Francis to practice the “Golden Rule” for LGBTQ people and their families. The Pope emphasized the often quoted axiom in his address to a joint session of the US Congress—but went on to implicitly criticize marriage equality and reproductive rights, issues of vital importance to LGBTQ people and their allies....
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 12:01PM
audioDr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs & Almah LaVon on Dark Sciences: A People Of Color Dream Retreat (audio/mpeg 38.4MB) by WTUL News & Views
This is the first convening of a queer-black-feminist imagined collective dreaming house for people of color....
Posted: Wed Jul 8, 2015 7:17AM
audioGirls Rock New Orleans, June 8th-13th 2015 (audio/mpeg 3.2MB) by Jesse Rafert
Girls Rock! New Orleans brings together volunteer instructors and female and female identifying kids to create an explosive showcase of talent and inspiration! From June 8th- 13th, kids learn new instruments, form bands, and attend workshops about music, art, and social justice....
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 5:12PM
audioGirls Rock New Orleans 2015 (audio/mpeg 9.5MB) by wtulnews
Li and Saiya join us to talk about Girls Rock New Orleans, June 8th and on this summer at NOCCA. The performance will be on June 13th, and a fundraiser is tomorrow, at 5pm at Clouet Gardens....
Posted: Fri May 15, 2015 9:16AM