Activist Jari Jones recreates Sylvia Rivera’s infamous “Y’all Better Quiet Down” speech from the 1973 Gay Pride Rally in New York City.


Trans Women of Color “Are In A State of Emergency”

September 24, 2019

Written by Mary Iannone and R Ferari, on behalf of Breakthrough U.S. Content note: The following piece discusses the epidemic of violence and murder against trans women of color in the United States. Dana Martin. Jazzaline Ware. Ashanti Carmon. Claire Legato. Muhlaysia Booker. Michelle ‘Tamika’ Washington. Johana ‘Joa’ Medina. Paris Cameron. Layleen Polanco. Chynal Lindsey. Chanel Scurlock.…