Bresha Measows is a young Black girl incarcerated for defending her life against domestic violence. She is one of tens of thousands of girls and young women locked up behind bars across the United States facing violence at the hands of the criminal punishment system. #FreeBresha, free them all!
Marissa Alexander is a survivor of domestic violence who was sentenced to a 20 year mandatory minimum sentence for firing a single warning shot into the ceiling. Learn about her story and the creative organizing that successfully fought for her freedom.
Activists Patty Berne and Stacey Milbern expand on the disability justice framework and the need for a politicized understanding of ableism within a context of racism, classism, colonialism, and heteropatriarchy.
Disability justice activists Patty Berne and Stacey Milbern discuss social models of accessibility and the social, economic, and physical barriers that render physical impairments disabling in an ableist society.
Short featuring Miss Major Griffin-Gracy. Directed by Reina Gossett with art by Micah Bazant and animation by Pamela Chavez. Produced by Reina Gossett, Hope Dector, and the Barnard Center for Research on Women.
Featuring Andrea Ritchie, Dean Spade, Craig Willse, and Amber Hollibaugh This video is included in The Scholar & Feminist Online issue 13.2, “Navigating Neoliberalism in the Academy, Nonprofits, and Beyond.” In October 2013, BCRW and The Engaging Tradition Project at The Center for Gender and Sexuality Law at Columbia Law School co-convened a conference called Queer Dreams and […]