Statements

ALP is sometimes called on to take a public stance on issues affecting the LGBTSTGNC community. The following statements reflect the analysis of ALP’s staff, volunteers, board, and many of the community leaders and allies with whom the organization organizes.

Statement: THANKS TO ALL OF OUR ENDORSERS, MEMBERS, ALLIES & FRIENDS AT TDOA 2015!

We want to deeply thank all of our members, supporters and endorsers who came out 1,000 plus strong yesterday to TDOA 2015!

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Statement: Breaking News: SRLP & Audre Lorde Project Campaign Success! Medicaid will now cover transgender healthcare.

Breaking News: SRLP & Audre Lorde Project Campaign Success! Medicaid will now cover transgender healthcare.

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Statement: Wake Up, Rise Up

Wake Up, Rise Up

To those we have lost to police brutality: Eleanor Bumpurs, Tyisha Miller, LaTanya Haggerty, Tanesha Anderson, Aura Rosser, Amadou Diallo, Sean Bell, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin . . .

And those we have lost to the communal violence justified by the policing of our bodies: Sakia Gunn, Tiffany Edwards, Zoraida Reyes, Mia Henderson, Kandy Hall, Yaz’Min, Shancez, Terrell Anderson, Islan Nettles, Miriam Carey…

To the Falsely Accused, Detained and Abused: Venice Brown, Terrain Dandridge, Renata Hill and Patreese Johnson (The Jersey Four), Marichuy, CeCe McDonald and for all the names we do not know.

In the telling of our names, what is most apparent is that our lives are seen as disposable and undervalued.  

 

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Statement: ‘We Were Never Meant to Survive’: A Statement on Police Violence, Hate Violence, and Anti-Black Racism

“and when we speak we are afraid 
our words will not be heard 
nor welcomed 
but when we are silent 
we are still afraid 
So it is better to speak 
remembering 
we were never meant to survive” 

- Audre Lorde 

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Statement: Thank You to all the #TDOA Endorsers!

Thankyou to all the #TDOA Endorsers!

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