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June 2021

The #NoCopAcademy Toolkit Release at the end of May was a huge success, and the resources dropped—a toolkit, timeline, and chant playlist—can all be accessed at the NCA website. Fittingly for a month full of much mourning, we also had a short poem of ours featured in a mix by DJ Sadie Woods for the…

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May 2021

April was full of surprise developments! Kay Ulanday Barrett featured our words in Lambda Literary, alongside those of TGNC poets Féi Hernandez and Lady Dane Figueroa, in an interview on the practice and politics of trans poetry. Our first piece for The Funambulist’s Correspondents series is also live, illustrating how increasing police budgets are connected…

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April 2021

We ended March by facilitating a portion of a staff retreat—including a Poetry Writing workshop—for Dissenters here in Chicago, supporting their efforts to mobilize youth resistance to the U.S. war machine. Our essay in conjunction with Transgender Law Center on trans resistance in Puerto Rico is also now up on Autostraddle, and can be read…

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March 2021

Closing out Black History Month, our essay on the ballroom scene and Black queer resistance to state violence, co-written with Michael Roberson for Time Magazine, is now live. We also sat down for a fascinating conversation with our childhood judy Amira Rose Davis for the feminist sports podcast Burn It All Down. Together we discussed…

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