At a Republican Governors Association meeting last week, strategist Frank Luntz discussed his fears about the way the movement has changed the national dialogue: “I’m so scared of this anti-Wall Street effort. I’m frightened to death. They’re having an impact on what the American people think of capitalism.”
- from Waging Nonviolence
listening to bright eyes and tegan and sara because i miss my best friends
While many trans women have died at the hands of Philadelphia police, more have died of AIDS in a city with grossly inadequate resources to address the health crises in poor trans communities. Our work for heath care, housing, and against violence sets us up against racist capitalism.
By linking these issues in our analyses and work, we can all begin to do what mainstream gay movements won’t: build movements committed to justice for all people, movements committed to challenging capitalism and white supremacy alongside fighting homophobia.” —Michelle O’Brien’s chapter titled “Staylin’ Alive: Trans Survival and Struggle on the Streets of Philadelphia” in That’s Revolting! Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation (via sistahmamaqueen)