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This #pride , we must remember the Black LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming people who are killed by people. The overlap of sexism, racism, homophobia, and transphobia fuels police violence against them, and the mainstream media all too often reacts to their deaths with indifference.
Just this week Tallahassee police shot and killed #TonyMcDade and then misgendered him. McDade, a Black trans man was also misgendered by local media that reported on his death.

A memorial fund to support his family has been set up:… Image
Other Black LGBTQ victims of police violence include #KaylaMoore, a Black transgender woman who was murdered by Berkeley police officers who were called to help her during a mental health crisis. The officers who suffocated and killed Moore used transgender slurs to refer to her.
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White women kneeling during the anthem to protest “rape culture” is highjacking a movement you took no risks for. You didn’t kneel in solidarity to protest the murder of Black people, don’t co opt & make it about your victimization. That’s white supremacy in the name of feminism.
I can’t help but ask where liberal white women were when we were seeking justice for...


...and so many other Black women. You don’t even know their names.

One more thing, when are y’all going to deal with your Barbecue Becky’s & Permit Patty’s randomly calling cops on Black people for no reason?

White women participate in our oppression, yet try to appropriate the language & movements associated with it.…
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