Category Archive: revolt

Message from Jason (January 2017)

Dear Friends, I hope this note finds you as well as possible. As I write this letter people around the country, and people around the world, are talking about the protests that took place during the inauguration and the Women’s marches that occurred all across the country. The Women’s Marches that occurred on January 21st …

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Letters To Our Family (January 2017)

Dear Black/Pink Family Hi, This is Bobbie from Texas and I would like to have a moment. In reading articles in the Black/Pink it occurs to me that the paper is a clearing house for news that concerns transgender women and other LGBT people. We need a little help, the  most dangerous ***** in America …

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Recent Developments in 3 Cases involving HIV

Catherine Hanssens from The Center for HIV Law & Policy has provided this summary of recent developments in three cases involving HIV as proof of intent to harm. Two are criminal; one involves indefinite civil commitment based on the finding that the individual is a dangerous sex offender in need of supervision under NY’s Article 10. …

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Letters To Our Family (December 2016)

Hi to All My B&P Family, I am a positive person. And I do all I can each day to pass that on to others around me. And even though I have spent almost 22 years in prison I can still say that I learn and grow constantly. Even in the times when I am …

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Message from Jason (December 2016)

Dear friends, I hope this note finds you all as well as possible. As I write you this note Donald Trump is preparing to become president of our country. Over the last few weeks we have watched as he nominated white supremacists, bigots, banking executives, and Islamophobic lovers of war to different cabinet positions. You …

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT! National Organizer for Black and Pink!

(download announcement and job description HERE) Application Deadline: January 6, 2017 Start Date: March 15, 2017 To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Jason@blackandpink.org Summary Although Black and Pink provides many direct services to LGBTQ and/or HIV+ prisoners and court-involved people, the goal of our work is to strengthen the movement towards abolition …

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We recommit to fighting for liberation!

Given that some adults with voting privileges in the U.S. elected a man who deeply threatens our family members, we recommit to fighting toward our goals and values laid out in our analysis: Our goal is liberation. We have a radical view of the fight for justice: We are feminist. We are anti-racist. We want …

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Letters to Our Family (October 2016)

Dear Black and Pink family, Hello to all my sisters inside & outside those walls. My name is Michael AKA Mike Mike. I am a long time reader and will start writing more. You know I was not too big on Relationships while in Custody of NCDOC. They never really worked for some reason or …

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Message from Jason (October 2016)

Dear friends, I hope this note finds you as well as possible. By the time you get this October will likely be almost over. Did you know that this autumn month is considered LGBTQ History Month? Did you know that October 11th is considered National Coming Out Day? I wanted to take a moment to …

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Intimate Partner Abuse & LGBTQ Prisoners

intimate-partner-abuse-excerpt Given that October is observed as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we wanted to highlight stories from LGBTQ prisoners, people ignored by the movement to end domestic violence. Many leaders in social service organizations working with survivors of domestic violence push for tougher laws that will incarcerate abusive partners for longer periods of time. Abolitionists …

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