TOPIC: Trans

CALL OUT FOR SUBMISSIONS: Same Side Press

#prisonabolition

11.06.14 - Same Side Press Poetry Submissions Wanted!

This is a call out for poetry submissions. Same Side Press is dedicated to publishing work written by currently and formerly incarcerated people, as well as people on the outside working towards prison abolition. We are seeking poetry submissions to publish into chapbooks and PDFs for distribution on the inside and the outside. We especially seek to create space on the page for women, queer, and trans folks facing and fighting against the prison-industrial complex. We aim to contextualize the creative work through publication alongside interviews and essays.

Please send responses to:
samesidepress@gmail.com
Read…

Queer & Trans Radicals Take The Streets Against Prison-Themed Party

IMG_3275

06.30.14 - When I arrived around 10:00, and walked up the steps from the BART station, I was greeted with a pleasant and unfamiliar sight: no police. Thanks to gentrification efforts like the "Clean Up the Plaza" campaign, SFPD have made themselves a near-constant feature at 16th & Mission in San Francisco. Instead, perhaps a hundred people were dancing to a sound system someone had brought while others held banners with slogans decrying incarceration and the prison industrial complex. Read…