Category Archive: Buffalo

Moving Beyond Take Back the Night: Black and Pink – Buffalo’s Response to Recently Reported Sexual Assaults

Black and Pink Buffalo is a group of “free world” LGBTQ people and allies and incarcerated LGBTQ people who support each other. We are outraged at the recent violence against women in our community. We acknowledge the harm that has occurred in our communities as well as the fear and anger of those who live …

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Buffalo Chapter: July Updates

This month Buffalo is focusing on connecting with our incarcerated members in NY and matching them up with free world pen pals. We’ll mail them each a letter introducing ourselves, ask them to fill out a pen pal form, and write a first letter to help with pen pal matches. Also, check out our Facebook page!

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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Buffalo Chapter Update

May 9th – First meeting at Burning Books. We discussed what comprises the PIC, the systems of oppression that uphold it , and issues specific to Buffalo. We talked about the history of Black and Pink, thought about organizations we could partner, and how to do better outreach. May 18th – We hosted a sign …

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