Category: police

elierlick: Police wear pride flags for public…

elierlick:

Police wear pride flags for publicity, to avoid critique, and to escape accountability for being fundamentally anti-Black/indigenous/queer/woman. We wear pride flags for revolution, resistance, and survival. Police are not our allies.

Interview: Tornike Kusiani, the Georgian LGBTI…

Interview: Tornike Kusiani, the Georgian LGBTI activist who got attacked from the Police:

How is the relation between LGBT community and the police in Georgia? Is this community subjected to offensive attitudes from the police?

Unfortunately we do not have in the Georgian justice system recorded violence cases that are classified as hate crimes. For instance transgender people are facing violence on a daily basis and being beaten up but the police just watch the perpetrators and then they take them in the police station. Even though we have enacted anti-discriminatory laws in our constitution, it only remains on paper. Homophobia is enforced in every level of the state.

transstudent: When Walking While Trans Is a C…

transstudent:

When Walking While Trans Is a Crime

The NYPD says it’s taking a more sensitive approach to sex work, but not everyone benefits.

“People always think of a trans woman: ‘You have to sell sex. That’s your dominant job.’ And that’s not what everybody does.”

Read the full article in The Cut.

commiepinkofag: Flyer created and distributed…

commiepinkofag:

Flyer created and distributed by Lesbians Against Police Violence and The Stonewall Coalition in summer 1979 in the aftermath of the White Night Riots; Graphic by Emily Siegel.