ALP In the Media
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.Read more.
Democracy Now!, June 26, 2009 -
Today 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.)Watch the video.
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.Read more.
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.)Watch the video.
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.
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.Read more.
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.Read more.
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.Watch the video.
Q-Talk, Queers for Economic Justice, August 8, 2008 - Conversation with trans activist, Elizabeth M. Rivera, of TransJustice. Watch the video.
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.
Migrant Diaries, May 1, 2007 - Interview of Trishala Deb for Migrant Diaries Read more.
NY Blade, April 17, 2006 - Coverage of April 2006 Immigrant Rights March Read more.