Following is edited text from TransJustice of the Audre Lorde Project, a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two-Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color Center for Community Organizing on the 10th Annual New York City Trans Day of Action for Social and Economic Justice.
Go to alp.org to read the 10 points of unity in their entirety in both Spanish and English.
On June 27, TGNC (Trans and Gender Non-Conforming) People of Color (POC) and allies will take to the streets of New York City once again and demand justice to let the world know that the Stonewall Rebellion is not over and we will continue fighting for justice and raising our voices until we are heard.
Oppressed peoples include people of color, people who are currently and formerly incarcerated, immigrants, youth and elders, people with disabilities, women, TGNC people, and poor people who are underserved, face higher levels of discrimination, heightened surveillance and experience increased violence at the hands of the state.
This is quite the "Left" program of a very radical bunch of people.
This appeared in a "Left" newspaper, the Workers World.
Ironically for me, I am old enough to remember, a few decades ago, when people like the above, were absolutely DESPISED by the Left, and were called among other things, "Examples of Capitalist Decadence"!!!
Anybody Gay, for example, had to be sure and HIDE it - the Left parties like the Communists and Socialist Workers, had a POLICY OF EXPELLING ANYONE WHO WAS GAY - you see, they were called "unreliable" and were likely to be traitors to the Revolution and turn you over to the cops!
My Oh My HOW TIMES HAVE CHANGED!!!!!!!!