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Name: Laura
Date registered: June 5, 2014

Latest posts

  1. Reach out if you ever have questions! — November 20, 2017
  2. May Updates from B&P Chapters — May 7, 2014
  3. What Does Rick Perry's Refusal To Adopt Prison Rape Elimination Act Mean for Texans Behind Bars? — April 19, 2014
  4. April Updates from B&P Chapters — April 6, 2014
  5. March Updates from B&P Chapters — March 8, 2014

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  1. Michael Jackson – They Don't Really Care About Us — 2 comments
  2. Eastern Kentucky Corr. Complex Denies Newsletter that "Promotes Homosexuality" — 2 comments
  3. Support Pelican Bay Prisoner's Hunger Strike — 1 comment

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HBGC/B&P Summit Summary (April 27)

(some of the attendees) On April 27, 2013 the Hispanic Black Gay Coalition in partnership with Black and Pink hosted a gathering of 34 formerly incarcerated, court-involved, convicted, and/or policed LGBTQ people in Boston. The purpose of the Summit was to build community, challenge stigma, and build a strategy for addressing the harm the prison …

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A Prisoner's Plea

I am a gay 38 year old lifer without parole, originally from Chicago, IL. I have been serving this sentence since June 8, 1994. I am regrettably guilty of the senseless, heinous homicide I was charged with 9 days before my 19th birthday. I’d been in and out of mental health hospitals, juvenile detention, foster …

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'Radical Futures: Angela Y. Davis and Noam Chomsky' together in Boston on 12/8!

For the first time ever in Conversation! Moderated by Vijay Prashad Saturday, December 8, 2012; Doors open at 6pm; Program starts promptly at 7pm Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, MA Facebook event Tickets Brought to you by Critical Resistance, with the City School and Black and Pink, along with Alternatives for Community and …

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Powerful video from BreakOUT! LGBTQ Youth Fighting Criminalization in NOLA

“BreakOUT! fights the criminalization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth who are directly impacted by the criminal or juvenile justice system in New Orleans. We affect concrete policy changes to build a safer and more just New Orleans. We build on the rich cultural tradition of resistance in the South to build …

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GLAD and MTPC React With Disappointment to MA's Appeal of Court's Ruling for Trans Prisoner!

Joint statement of Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders and the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition on Commonwealth’s Appeal of Kosilek Decision: Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) and the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) reacted with disappointment today to the Commonwealth’s announcement that it will appeal the district court decision which established that gender …

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Black and Pink Celebrates Michelle Kosilek's Victory; Healthcare is a Human Right

Black and Pink joins Michelle Kosilek in her celebration of winning access to gender affirming surgery due to a decision handed down by U.S. District Judge Mark Wolf. We celebrate Kosilek’s victory as she has won access to medically necessary surgery. Kosilek and her doctors have fought for nearly 10 years for access to this …

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"M-2-F Transexual Issues in Prison" by Anastasia

Definitions: Alienation– The act of alienating or the condition of being alienated. People turning a cold shoulder to you because they see you as being a homosexual. Regardless of your explaining to them the differences between a homosexual and a transsexual. People avoiding you because of what others say. Example: Trying to be friends with …

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Pride Issue of B&P Newsletter

Click HERE to download the June 2012 Black and Pink Newsletter.  In the newsletter you’ll find prisoner created art, poetry, stories of pride, and tales of survival.  You will also find an article by Kenyon Farrow on the case of CeCe McDonald and an excerpt from Regina Kunzel’s piece that explores early LGBTQ Pride marches’ …

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Fight Obama's anti-immigrant policy – 'Secure Communities'

The Obama administration is forcing police departments across the country to create partnerships with ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) that will lead to the deportation of more and more people. This video of testimonies from LGBTQ immigrants is a call to action for all of us. The growing attacks on im/migrant communities are part of …

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Queers for Economic Justice and Black & Pink Announce Partnership

Immediate Release May 11, 2012 Contact: Brandon Lacy Campos – brandon@q4ej.org Jason Lydon – blackandpink99@gmail.com Queers for Economic Justice With Black and Pink Announce Partnership (New York City and Boston, MA) Queers for Economic Justice, together with Black and Pink, are pleased to announce a budding partnership. In the wake of CeCe McDonald’s prosecution and …

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