ALP In the Media

ALP In the Media: POC Queer and Two Spirit Community Organizers Kicked out of Pride Parade.

Feministing.com, July 1, 2009 -

NorthEast Two-Spirit Society and Audre Lorde Project's Executive Director seemed to have been forcefully kicked out of the NYC Heritage of Pride march this past weekend.

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ALP In the Media: TransJustice Now!

Housing Works AIDS Issues Update, July 1, 2009 -

Hundreds gather in support of transgender rights, target HRA feet-dragging; GENDA update (or lack thereof)

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ALP In the Media - Video: Trans Day of Action: “The Rebellion Is Not Over”

Democracy Now!, June 26, 2009 -

Mya Leilani VazquezToday is the fourth annual Trans Day of Action for Social and Economic Justice. A rally to the Stonewall Inn is planned for this afternoon to “let the world know, that on the 40th anniversary of Stonewall, the rebellion is not over.” We speak with transgender activist, Mya Leilani Vazquez. (Click the link below to see the video and read the transcript of the interview.)

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ALP In the Media: NY sculpture restoration, rally recall Stonewall

Associated Press (AP), June 26, 2009 -

A rally [the Trans Day of Action] and the restoration of the "Gay Liberation" sculpture are among the events planned in New York City marking this year's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride celebrations.

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ALP In the Media - Video: A Look at the Gay Rights Movement Beyond Marriage and the Military

Democracy Now!, June 26, 2009 -

Forty years after Stonewall, where is the gay rights movement headed? What does the focus on marriage equality mean for the goals of gay liberation? We speak with activist, writer and historian, Lisa Duggan. “It remains to be seen whether a call for full civil equality can produce mass mobilization, or whether it might soon be reduced to a call for gay marriage only, or worse, to the production of just another commercially sponsored gay parade,” Duggan writes. “The devil will be in the details, which will be settled in the weeks to come.” (Click on the link below to view the video and read a transcript of the interview.)

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ALP In the Media: 40 Years After Stonewall: New York's Role in the Movement

Gotham Gazette, June 15, 2009 - Marking the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, Andy Humm looks at some examples of where New York has led and where it has followed -- despite its reputation as the birthplace of the modern movement. Read more.

ALP In the Media: Two Lesbians Assaulted in Brooklyn

The New York Blade, June 12, 2009 -

Women allege that cops beat them while shouting anti-gay slurs.

In the early hours of May 17, police officers from the 77th Precinct in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn allegedly beat two lesbians outside the IFE Lounge, located at the corner of Nostrand and Atlantic Avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

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ALP In the Media: Outrage at NYPD homophobia-driven Violence in Crown Heights

The Indypendent, June 10, 2009 -

On the night of May 17, Jeannette Grey and Tiffany Jimenez were both brutally beaten by uniformed NYPD officers outside the IFE Lounge, a nightclub located at 565 Nostrand Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. This article covers a demonstration held in front of the NYPD’s 77th Precinct on Saturday, June 6.

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ALP In the Media: The NYPD's antigay violence

SocialistWorker.org, June 9, 2009 -

Alana Smith reports on the struggle of two lesbians who are speaking out after they were beaten by New York City police.

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ALP In the Media - Video: A Conversation With Kris Hayashi and Glen Francis

In the Life, May 17, 2009 -

The Audre Lorde Project and The Griot Circle are both at the forefront of organizing LGBT people of color. This month's conversation features a discussion with these organizations' executive directors. Kris Hayashi and Glen Francis discuss organizing, supporting, and advocating for these unique groups within the LGBT community.

Watch the interview below or view the full episode on the In the Life site.

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ALP In the Media - Video: Q-Talk: A Conversation with a Trans Activist

Q-Talk, Queers for Economic Justice, August 8, 2008 - Conversation with trans activist, Elizabeth M. Rivera, of TransJustice. Watch the video.

ALP In the Media - Video: Trans Day of Action 2008

NYC LGBT Center, July 29, 2008 - Video footage of the 2008 Trans Day of Action organized by The Audre Lorde Project's TransJustice Working Group. Watch the video.

ALP In the Media: Trans Rally Draws Hundreds

Gay City News, June 28, 2007 - Several hundred people turned out for the third annual Trans Day of Action for Social and Economic Justice which wound its way through Midtown Manhattan and ended with an hour-long rally in Madison Square Park. Read more.

ALP In the Media: Keeping our communities at the center of the demand for justice

Migrant Diaries, May 1, 2007 - Interview of Trishala Deb for Migrant Diaries Read more.

ALP In the Media: Rally Together ‘Immigration, LGBT rights not separable’

NY Blade, April 17, 2006 - Coverage of April 2006 Immigrant Rights March Read more.