IN THE wake of the Trump administration’s leaked memo outlining plans to roll back legal recognition of transgender people and undo years of hard-won civil rights, people across the U.S. took to the streets to express their outrage and their solidarity with the trans community.
Audre Lorde Project is a community organizing center for and by LGBTSTGNC people of color. Every year ALP hosts an annual Trans Day of Action march and rally. This year was filmed by Vacant Light Productions ( vacant-light.com/) and this video was produced and edited by ALP Intern Dominique Russell.
Thank you to our friend Crystal Waterton for producing this beautiful video depicting our Safe OUTside the System Collective's Ten Year Turnup!
On Feb 18th The Audre Lorde Project in partnership with the Griot Circle celebrated Audre Lorde's 82nd Birthday at the BRIC house in Brooklyn. Crystal Waterton put together this beautiful video documenting the event.
"Free Our Sisters, Free Ourselves" was a vigil and flashmob coordinated by Audre Lorde Project to honor Black trans women, Black cis women, and Black gender non-conforming people lost to state violence. (December 2014)
Our SafeOUTSide the System Collective coordinated our annual Bed Stuy Pride in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn this summer. Thank you to Crystal Waterton for producing a video of this year's Bed Stuy Pride.
Check out our TransJustice Coordinator Elliott talking about Trans issues and terminology with CBS.