Sep 28, 2017

Katherine Acey

As a Senior Activist Fellow, Katherine Acey researched and developed a project on issues impacting LGBTQ elders, aging in the LGBTQ community, and bridging LGBTQ activist generations. Beginning in 2015, Acey hosted intergenerational convenings with activists who are LGBTQ and/or women to share experiences, knowledge, and individual and collective needs. In January 2016, Acey was […]

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activism, Aging, Katherine Acey

Sep 28, 2017

Amber Hollibaugh

As a Senior Activist Fellow, Amber Hollibaugh established Queer Survival Economies (QSE), a project addressing the intersections of sexuality, poverty, homelessness, labor, and the criminalization of survival. This project continued Hollibaugh’s long-term collaboration with BCRW as well as her critical work as an activist, sex worker, writer, and former Executive Director of Queers for Economic […]

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Amber Hollibaugh, Queer Survival Economies

Sep 25, 2017

Tarso Ramos

Tarso Ramos is Executive Director of Political Research Associates. Under his leadership, PRA has expanded existing lines of research documenting right wing attacks on reproductive, gender and racial justice by launching several new initiatives on subjects that include the export of U.S.-style homophobic campaigns abroad, the spread of Islamophobia, and the Right’s investment in redefining religious […]

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Sep 25, 2017

Dean Spade ’97

Dean Spade ‘97 is Associate Professor at Seattle University School of Law where he teaches Administrative Law, Poverty Law, and Law and Social Movements. He founded the Sylvia Rivera Law Project in 2002, a non-profit law collective that provides free legal services to low-income transgender, intersex and gender nonconforming people. SRLP also engages in litigation, policy […]

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Sep 25, 2017

Reina Gossett

Reina Gossett is the former membership director at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project and director of the Welfare Organizing Project at Queers for Economic Justice (QEJ). An activist, writer and filmmaker, she is a recipient of the George Soros Justice Advocacy Fellowship by the Open Society Foundation for her work with LGBT people navigating criminalization. In […]

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Sep 25, 2017

Andrea Ritchie

Andrea J. Ritchie was most recently a Soros Justice Fellow at the Open Society Foundations, where she documented policy reforms and litigation strategies that address the specific ways in which discriminatory policing impacts women of color. Through research, writing, legal services, and organizing, Ritchie has dedicated the past two decades to challenging abusive and discriminatory policing […]

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Sep 25, 2017

Cara Page

Cara Page is a Black Feminist Queer cultural/memory worker, curator, and organizer. She comes from a long ancestral legacy of organizers and cultural workers from the Southeast to the Northeast. For the past 20+ years, she has fought for LGBTQGNC and People of Color liberation, and organized in the Southeast with movement builders such as […]

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