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Alicia Garza

Trans Lives Matter and Black Lives Matter Join Forces for Justice

As conservative backlash against the Black Lives Matters movement grows, new voices within BLM promote peace and transgender empowerment. 

Three More Black Trans Women Reported Murdered

This brings the sad total to 16 transgender Americans reported murdered this year.

The Woman Behind #BlackLivesMatter on the Real Threat to Black LGBTs

Alicia Garza, who created the era-defining term 'Black Lives Matter,' says police are not the enemy of queer people.

7 Queer Women Ensuring We Know #BlackLivesMatter

The candles may burn for black men slain by police, but those candles are raised by women.

Why Race Dominates Talk Among LGBT Activists

Several attendees of this year's Creating Change conference aimed to remind others of the racial rifts that must be mended.

Activists Storm LGBT Conference in Wake of Queer Latina Killing

Following the demonstration, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock told organizers that he would not speak at this year's Creating Change conference as planned.