Category Archive: boston

Black and Pink Boston in Solidarity with Michael Brown and the People of Ferguson

It is with love and anger that we write this statement of solidarity with the family of Michael Brown and those resisting police violence in Ferguson, Missouri. We send our deepest condolences to the family of Michael Brown as they grieve. It is an outrage that police officers are able to continuously kill Black people …

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Boston Chapter: July Updates

Mail Processing every Sunday in July from 1pm-4pm at Make Shift Boston (549 Columbus Ave) Family Dinner on Thursday, July 17th from 7pm-9pm at The City School (614 Columbia Rd) Black and Pink Boston’s Anti-Imperialist Beach day at Revere Beach on July 4th is very likely to be cancelled due to inclement weather =(Please check …

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Black & Pink is signing up PenPals at the Philly Trans Health Conference

For the first time, Black & Pink has a table at the 13th Annual Philadelphia Trans Health Conference! Dozens of attendees have already stopped by and signed up to join Black  & Pink at this conference whose focus “is promoting transgender health and wellness in mind, body, spirit, and community.” Black & Pink members from Boston, …

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Boston Chapter Update

Boston Mail Processing: every Sunday in June at Make Shift Boston (549 Columbus Ave near the intersection of Mass Ave and Columbus Ave) from 1pm to 4pm. “Free World” Family Dinner is cancelled for June because we will all be so busy at conferences and Pride and things this month. But keep your eyes peeled for queer/trans anti-imperialist …

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April Updates from B&P Chapters

Boston: Black and Pink has given talks and workshops and held card writing sessions all around the Boston area throughout March, including at: Asian American Resource Workshop (Prison Industrial Complex with an Asian/Pacific Islander resistance lens) Youth Leadership Initiative at YWCA Boston (Prison Industrial Complex and Abolition 101) Suffolk University panel on anti-shackling Brandeis University …

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March Updates from B&P Chapters

San Diego  February 17, 2014 Activist San Diego (ASD) hosted a panel and discussion about the prison industrial complex. Black & Pink-San Diego discussed the disproportionate number of LGBTQ people in prison and the school to prison pipeline as well as the dangers that transgender and gender variant people face in the prison system. There …

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February Updates from B&P Chapters

From New York: NYC Black and Pink had our first meeting and we had a couple of folks show up despite the snow. We heard from the Queer Detainee Empowerment Project, which you should check out here, and wrote letters to New York folks. We talked about good tips for getting started and how to …

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Queer response to Boston "Pride"

visit Dear Boston Queer/LGBTQPI… Community Members and Allies, The Boston Pride Committee has chosen a divisive theme (and imagery) for Boston Pride that glorifies militarism and shows a misplaced sense of priorities. In response, concerned organizations and individuals have formed the Ask. Tell. Act. Coalition to encourage our community to think about the issues …

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What's up???

hey all… so this is going to be a really great website about queerness, not messed up anarchism, prison abolition, and specifically supporting queer folks in prison. look forward to a pen-pal list, a great links page for good articles, and loads of information about things going on that are really neat-o.

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