The Goods

Ferguson & Eric Garner: Why the LGBTQ Community Should Care? Specifically White, Cis LGBTQ Folk!

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ferguson & Eric Garner: Why the LGBTQ Community Should Care?  Specifically White, Cis LGBTQ Folk!

  You can’t help but be proud of the sustainability of our LGBTQ family. Throughout  history, although widely persecuted and often criminalized, we have stood true to our demands for equality and liberation. For the most part, we have not been stagnant in our quest for equality and have always rose to the occasion when […]

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Speaking of Rape…

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Speaking of Rape…

  My understanding of rape has changed drastically from when I was 9. Then, I had a very linear concept of rape. It was perpetrated by a strange male against beautiful women because they were just that attractive and sexually desirable. It was violent. It caused unwanted pregnancies. It was torturous. Police and doctors cared […]

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Listen.. It Is Very Simple (Street Harassment)

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Listen.. It Is Very Simple (Street Harassment)

Listen…It is Very Simple….     When a woman says… Street Harassment (SH)  makes her feel unsafe. Take that and honor her feelings as if they belonged to your mother, your sister, your wife and your daughter.  If you care about ANY woman in your life, it should be very simple to do.  There is no […]

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Decoded: Power, Politics, and Pop Culture

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Decoded: Power, Politics, and Pop Culture

Recently, I attended a transformative event that flawlessly facilitated a conversation surrounding the shift towards the “New American Majority”, a majority rich in culture and social and economic diversity. Who is the New American Majority? People of color (POC), queer people, trans people, and progressives.   The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in Washington, D.C hosted […]

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Spotlight On Ferguson- Preparation For Weekend Of Resistance

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Spotlight On Ferguson- Preparation For Weekend Of Resistance

Because Doing Nothing Is NOT An Option Starting Wednesday, October 8, Spotlight On Ferguson will convene a VIRTUAL FREEDOM SCHOOL (VFS), the first in a series of 90-minute webinars hosted by activists and critical thinkers who will lead attendees in discussing, deconstructing, and transforming our collective ideas about policing, as they originated from the crippling […]

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