1. Credit: Julie Turkewitz//Housing Works

    3.12.2011

    New York Remembers Chloe Dzubilo, Trans Rebel with a Cause

    Read the post: http://www.housingworks.org/blogs/detail/chloe-dzubilo-memorial/

    On Saturday a packed church said goodbye to Chloe Dzubilo, the fierce, iconic transgender activist, punk rocker, and former Housing Works client who died in February.

    It was a ceremony fit for an individual known widely for kicking convention and embracing glamour. Men dressed as greek gods tended the entrance to the sanctuary at Judson Memorial Church in New York City; a sea of glitter covered the altar; and a pair of winged gold horses flanked the stage.

    “Chloe, we are here today to raise you up, so that future generations will learn what you did on their behalf,” said long-time friend Viva Ruiz, dressed in flowing white. “It is fitting that we elevate one who refused to be quiet, and who in the darkest places kept all her torches blazing.”

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  2. Mike Diamond gets the munchies at GLAAD's Brazilian themed summer soiree, and chats with Reichen Lehmkuhl (The A-List New York), Carmen Carrera and India Ferrah (RuPaul's Drag Race Season 3), actress Laverne Cox, and mucho mucho más!

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  3. read about the work in Shadow & Act by Kiratiana Freelon
    blogs.indiewire.com/shadowandact/watch-experimental-short-film-trans-lives-matter-justice-for-islan-nettles-20150610
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    Brooklyn Museum FirstSaturdays Presents
 June 6th, 2015 
International LGBTQ Pride
    Seyi Adebanjo
    
Film 6 p.m.

    Trans Lives Matter! Justice for Islan Nettles 

    A powerful and intensely moving document of a community vigil for Islan Nettles a transgender Womyn of Color.
    Excerpt of Ọya: Something Happened On The Way To West Africa!
    A talkback with the filmmaker follows.
    
Free tickets (25) at the Visitor Center at 5 p.m.
    Brooklyn Museum

    200 Eastern Parkway
 Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052

    brooklynmuseum.org/visit/first_saturdays.php
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    Official Selection of PBS Channel 13 WNET
    Saturday Night Oct 25th @ 9PM
    Trans Lives Matter! Will be screened with a Classic and Indie film
    Tell your friends & tune in
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    Official Selection of the 28th BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
    Official Selection of the Black Star Film Festival,
    Official Selection of the Gender Reel Performance & Film Festival,
    Official Selection of the Black Trans Media
    Official Selection of the San Francisco Transgender Film Festival
    Official Selection of the Minneapolis Underground Film Festival,

    Trans Lives Matter! Justice for Islan Nettles
    - a multimedia photography piece by Seyi Adebanjo

    A powerful and intensely moving document of a community vigil for Islan Nettles a transgender Womyn of Color and victim of hate crime.

    Because the personal is political.
    Because the brutal and increasing attacks on Trans Womyn of Color are outrageous their victimization causes outrage.
    Because healing and action tighten our fists and boom our voices.

    Islan’s murder was a hate crime, she was beaten to death in front of an
    NYPD precinct in Harlem. She was only 21.
    August 27th, 2013 Vigil at Jackie Robinson Park in Harlem steps away from where she was murdered.

    This endeavor captured the love and support community brought to sustain each other and her family; along with the continued oppression that occurs in the Queer community noting the increasingly particular targets of transgender and gender non conforming people.

    Trans Lives Matter! Justice for Islan Nettles
    by Seyi Adebanjo

    read more here:
    janetmock.com/2013/08/28/islan-nettles-vigil-trans-women-of-color/
    a letter to my sisters who showed up for islan nettles & ourselves at the vigil

    takepart.com/article/2013/08/26/another-day-another-anti-lgbt-violent-attack-new-york-city
    transgender woman dies after beating in front of nypd precinct

    Rest in Power Islan Nettles

    Special Thanks to:

    The Nettles Family
    Janet Mock
    Jevon Martin
    Mayowa Obasaju
    Videographer &Instructor
    Mike Kamber
    Bronx Documentary Center

    City Lore Documentary Institute
    Elena Martínez
    Steve Zeitlin
    Amanda Dargan
    Pam Sporn

    Community:
    Ronald Caldwell
    Lourdes Ashley Hunter
    Sasha Alexander
    Egypt
    Miss Kim & Cris
    Community Kinship Life (CkLife)
    Chanel Lopez
    Anti Violence Project
    Laverne Cox
    Mariah Lopez
    Ni'Ja Whitson
    Kokumo Kinetic
    Imani Henry
    Sean E. Coleman
    Destination Tomorrow
    Audre Lorde Project
    Harlem Pride
    New York City Black Pride
    Gay Men of African Descent (GMAD)

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  5. Nancy takes on all kinds of issues including a Hobby Lobby Double Header.

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