Category: black lives matter

queerability:

Image: a black man in a wheelchair on a city street.

Eddie Ndopu Is Ready, Willing and Able to Conquer Space

“I am a black, queer, feminist thinker. I move through this world as black, as queer, as disabled – but I also just want to live my best life. I don’t want to live in a world where my identity is visceral at every turn. But I exist in a world that doesn’t care about black people nor queer people – and definitely not people living with disabilities.”

queerability:

Image: a black man in a wheelchair on a city street.

Eddie Ndopu Is Ready, Willing and Able to Conquer Space

“I am a black, queer, feminist thinker. I move through this world as black, as queer, as disabled – but I also just want to live my best life. I don’t want to live in a world where my identity is visceral at every turn. But I exist in a world that doesn’t care about black people nor queer people – and definitely not people living with disabilities.”

makingqueerhistory:

Today is a good day to remember that the black panther party always was a proponent for queer rights and queer activists today can repay that kindness by supporting groups such as black lives matter and by working to eliminate racism in our own communities.

Violence Against Transgender People Is on the Rise, Advocates Say:

transstudent:

Important to keep in mind as Transgender Day of Remembrance is approaching.

“That resilience and that power and that wisdom,” she ( Isa Noyola, deputy director of the Transgender Law Center) said, “is also a part of the story.”