Today’s world is inundated with heartbreaking news cycles and political division. Too often, those who live on the margins are asked to relive their traumas in order to try and show others the validity of their humanity. This Pride, we are doing something different. We are celebrating the joys of being a part of the LGBTQIA+ community - the revolutionary joy of resistance. the joy of being in your community, the joy of creating spaces where you are safe and free.
LOVE IS: REVOLUTIONARY JOY is for the queer community and for people who deserve to be holistically seen as fully human rather than essentialized by their pain. We are bringing PRIDE back to a celebration without asking people to hide pieces of themselves to make other people comfortable.
Help us fight for equal protection, equal respect and equal opportunity for the LGBTQ+ community by supporting groups that do real work in the queer community. Each piece benefits Athletes for Impact, Happy Hippie Foundation, Bklyn Boihood and the Okra Project.
“Joy is a revolutionary force. We need it as much as we need anger because it is joy that will help keep us in these bodies long enough to enact justice. How are you finding and harboring joy right now? How are you encouraging those you are in community with to seek joy and hold onto it fiercely, even in the very darkest hour? We are owed our anger. And at some point, we are owed our joy.”Evette Dionne, Bitch Media Editor-in-Chief
LOVE IS: UNINTERRUPTED is about awareness and action; it's about ending homophobic violence and bullying. It's about empowering and educating allies of LGBTQIA+. It's about Nigel Shelby, who should still be here. It's about the continued fight for liberation for the entire LGBTQIA+ community, as our liberation is all connected.