In the November 2018 election, Floridians will have the chance to decide the future of our state. Will we be a state with fairness for ALL people, a clean environment, high quality jobs, and a bright future for all people who live in Florida? Your vote will make the difference!
Art created by Micah Bazant in collaboration with Mijente
On their collaboration, the artist and poet wrote: As trans people of color, we rarely get a moment to play. To laugh. To relax. To enjoy ourselves and each other. We rarely are given relief from the constant possibility of assault. The news that swallows us all year round rings of Black trans femmes being murdered gruesomely. In our process together, we wanted to center joy: the joy of sisterhood, of relationships among trans people, and of love. Our art speaks to the deep love that carries on lineages of trans brilliance, whether our bodies are living or dead.
People across the gender, sexuality, and ability spectrum get pregnant and deserve to have their experiences reflected in literature.
Black liberation is not measured in numbers of Black births; it is measured by thriving, autonomous Black lives.
We call each other family because so many of us are blacklisted by our own families, so we find our kin in the LGBTQ community. My mind was blown, my heart broke open and I found my people.
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Through the book, young Afro-Latinas are able to relate to Gabriel’s poems and learn that standing firmly in one’s truth is one of the best ways to achieve your dreams.
With an air of powerful defiance against a world that still devalues Black trans power, Gossett hopes her work will be just one brick in the long road to liberation.
In Portland, 70 community members gathered to celebrate Black mamas.