September 2021

Our second and final piece for the Funambulist’s Correspondents series dropped at the end of August. The essay, Forcing Black People to Interact with Police Is Itself State Violence, examines the city of Chicago’s recent announcement that the westside cop academy—whose construction begins this fall—will include a Boys & Girls Club. Our piece locates this…

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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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January 2021

Welcome to a new year of love and struggle. We closed out 2020 co-facilitating several workshops hosted by the #DefundCPD campaign. It was an unprecedented year for abolition, and the mainstreaming of the demand to defund the police and prison systems and reallocate resources to the social programs that actually keep us safe. If you…

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December 2019

We’ve been doing a lot of writing! Our piece in Them Magazine celebrating Women & Children First bookstore is now up. Our collaborative poem for Trans Day of Resilience in honor of Layleen Cubilette-Polanco is also live, as is an accompanying essay annotating the poem and envisioning trans liberation through an abolitionist lens, published by…

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