We respectfully write to you as an organization of ordinary women frustrated with the incursions of capitalism into our neighborhoods and intimate relationships. We have seen the pressure mounting on you to take a stance on prostitution — one of the most devastating issues for Native and immigrant women. We appreciate … Continue Reading ››
Thousands of Native Hawaiians (Kānaka ʻŌiwi) have answered the call from Hawai‘i Island to protect their ancestor and Hawai‘i’s most sacred mountain, Mauna Kea. Linking arms, our sisters are on the frontlines.
New York -- From Puerto Rico to Hawaii, women are placing their bodies in the line of fire to resist colonization and protect the sacredness of the land. More than 120 years after the United States stole these lands, state-sanctioned violence continues. In San Juan 100,000 people rise up against an imperial puppet governor and his corruption, homophobia, … Continue Reading ››
New York -- It’s no wonder that, “Let’s get this bread,” has become a rallying call for sleep-deprived, hungry, under-paid, and overworked working women. Transnational women of color are “married to the hustle,” shackled to exploitation.
New York -- Since birth, infants are wrapped in pink or blue and pushed into a binary gender system that dictates our lives into adulthood. It traps us into one of two boxes we check on forms asking for our identity. It … Continue Reading ››