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Don’t talk about #Stonewall50 if you’re not going to support trans ppl.
Don’t celebrate #Stonewall if you’re not going to fight for queer & trans ppl of color.
Don’t claim OUR history if you don’t intend to continue to struggle for freedom & justice for ALL queer & trans folks.
This means supporting sex workers.
This means fighting for disability justice.
This means condemning the prison industrial complex.
This means recognizing cis privilege.
This means no fucking cops & corporations at #Pride.
This means not being content until ALL OF US can live our lives free from racist, sexist, transphobic, homophobic, ableist, classist, xenophobic, anti-Semitic, Islamaphobic violence in a nation that provides the food, housing, education, & healthcare we need to thrive.
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“I think it would be irresponsible to go through World Pride month and not to speak of the events at the Stonewall Inn in June of 1969,” Mr. O’Neill said.
“What happened should not have happened. The actions taken by the N.Y.P.D. were wrong, plain and simple,” he added. #LGBTQ
This is a HUGE APOLOGY because it was the brutal police raid at the #StonewallInn 50 years ago that birthed a revolution. #WorldPrideNYC nytimes.com/2019/06/06/nyr…
Ever hear of a “Robin Hood?” It’s what some of the cops did to lesbians during the Stonewall raid. They would grab women’s bra straps from the back and let them go so they stung on impact. It is very good the Police Commissioner is apologizing. Owning the trauma would be better.
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