Category Archive: San Diego

San Diego Chapter: July Updates

July 4th– Banner and Sign Making Party- Black & Pink-San Diego will be making signs and getting our banner ready for San Diego PRIDE. We will join Guerrilla Pride San Diego. Guerrilla Pride is a radical alternative to mainstream Pride in that celebrates queerness in every form and is opposed to the corporatization and militarization …

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San Diego Chapter Update

May 1st– Black & Pink-San Diego officially joined Guerrilla Pride San Diego. Guerrilla Pride San Diego is a radical alternative to mainstream Pride that celebrates queerness in every form and is opposed to the corporatization and militarization of our community. May 23rd– Postcard Writing Party and Potluck- Local activist in the San Diego community come together …

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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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Updates from some B&P Chapters

Black & Pink has chapters or is forming chapters in the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, Boise, San Diego, Portland, and San Antonio. From the Boise Chapter: Black and Pink: Boise hosted two holiday card writing parties in December at different locations in the Boise downtown area. With the help of free world members, we …

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Updates from some B&P Chapters

  Boise Chapter: Black and Pink: Boise has been holding space weekly for letter writing, reflection, discussion, and support pertaining to living among the prison industrial complex. On Saturday December 7th, we held a holiday card writing party and wrote holiday cards to 96 incarcerated members of the Black and Pink family. Next Saturday we’ll …

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Updates from B&P Chapters

San Francisco Bay Area: Flying Over Walls is launching our queer prison abolition study circle this month! For more information about bay area happenings please email flyingoverwalls@gmail.com San Diego: – Will research policy, legislation, legal advocate and former prisoners who identify as trans* individuals for a January 2014 screening of Cruel and Unusual. – Will be  building our …

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