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Activist/organization profile

  1. Southerners On New Ground (SONG) is a regional queer liberation organization made up of people of color, immigrants, undocumented people, people with disabilities, working class and rural and small town, LGBTQ people in the South. SONG envisions a sustainable South that embodies the best of its freedom traditions and works towards the transformation of economic, social, spiritual, and political relationships.

  2. Adrienne Maree Brown, the Co-Editor of Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction from Social Justice Movements and author of Emergent Strategy, is a social justice facilitator, healer, doula, and pleasure activist living in Detroit. Her book Emergent Strategy has been hailed as the movement book of 2017.


  1. ‘Trans Women are Women’—Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter Responds to Some Feminists’ Concerns Transgender Rights will Compromise Their Own (TVNZ, July 2018) This video and accompanying article delve into the issue of trans rights in New Zealand, as well as the trans-exclusionary radical feminists who are pushing back against transgender equality.


  1. Legal Equality, Gay Numbers and the (After?) math of Eugenics (Dean Spade and Rori Rohlfs, Spring 2016) In this article, the authors examine how statistical methods are being employed to produce an image of a rights-deserving gay and lesbian or LGBT population. They argue that the explosion of new empirical data about LGBT people is not discovering the truth about an existing population; rather, it is formulating that population in order to frame it as a “deserving” population in the contexts of US racial norms.

  2. Three Lessons from Adrienne Maree Brown’s ‘Emergency Strategy’ (ColorLines, October 2017) This article describes how there are many opportunities to put into practice the messages, drawn from the natural world, of brown’s latest book.

  3. Gendered Language as Gender Activism (The Society Pages, April 2016) Sociologist Kristen Barber explains how language is constantly evolving by reflecting existing cultural trends and creating new possibilities.

  4. Beth Ditto Responds to London Pride TERF Controversy with Inspiring Instagram Post: ‘We Keep Trying’ (July 2018) Indie rock singer-songwriter Beth Ditto, described in this article, has made a name for herself as an outspoken “fat feminist lesbian.” But Ditto wants to make it clear—she is not a trans-exclusionary radical feminist.

  5. What Is Intersectional Feminism? A Look at the Term You May Be Hearing a Lot (USA Today, January 2017) This article defines “intersectional feminism”, a decades-old term many feminists use to explain how the feminist movement can be more diverse and inclusive.

  6. The #MeToo Moment: What Happened After Women Broke the Silence Elsewhere? (NYTimes, December 2017) Somini Sengupta, a longtime international correspondent, looks at other countries’ public reckonings with sexual misconduct in the throes of the #metoo movement.

  7. Soulforce: Our Nonviolent Practice The organization Soulfource describes what nonviolence is, what it truly means to embody nonviolence, and why they use it as a strategy in their work.

  8. How These Two-Spirit Indigenous Activists Took Their Fight to the White House—and Finally Found Acceptance (Splinter News, March 2017) Nidhi Prakash discusses how two-spirit activists played a central role in the activism and resistance at Standing Rock.