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Retenes Navideños 2011 / Christmas Checkpoints 2011 (22-31/dec/2011) (tags)
¡Felicidades compañerxs! Seguimos en la lucha y en apoyo de todos los plantones de la movida "Occupy" en todo el mundo. Ojo--la revolución ha comenzado y por lo tanto, las autoridades ilegítimas del estado corporativo tomará cualquier pretexto para detener a nuestra gente--seamos activistas o no. Con más razón hay que poner atención a los retenes, evitarlos, y luchar contra ellos más que nunca. Ahí les va la información (incompleta, por seguro) para los retenes de estos días para que nos pongamos listxs y sigamos todxs en la lucha!
Happy holidays comrades! We continue in the struggle and in support of all Occupy encampments worldwide. Caution--the revolution has begun, and therefore, the illegitimate authorities of the corporate state will use any pretext to detain our people--be they activists or not. We have more reason than ever to pay attention to these checkpoints, avoid them, and fight against them. Here is the information (incomplete, certainly) about the checkpoints in the coming days so we can get wise about them and continue in the struggle!
Michael Sol: Queer Leatherman Explores Intimacy and Sadism (tags)
Michael Sol, Leatherman extraordinaire and candidate for Mr. Los Angeles Leather this weekend (March 26-27), is giving a demonstration of the Japanese rope bondage art, shibari, at the Joyce Beers Community Center, Vermont Street between Terra and Aladdin Restaurants in Hillcrest, Friday, April 1 at 7 p.m. at an event sponsored by the San Diego League of Gentlemen. In this interview, published in the April 2011 issue of Zenger's Newsmagazine, Sol talks extensively about his interests in Leather and so-called "edge play," and the distinction he draws between romantic intimacy and power exchanges. He also discusses the thin line between exercise and martial art, and between consensual S/M and the kinds of torture practiced on unwilling victims in places like Abu Ghraib.
Dedication of Transgender Memorial Ends Years of Struggle (tags)
Last night's dedication of the Transgender Memorial in West Hollywood culminated years of planning and struggle to build a permanent monument to the dozens of Trans identified persons who are murdered each year by hate criminals.
Transgender Day of Remembrance/Día Conmemorativo Transgenero (tags)
11 anual Día Conmemorativo Transgenero se llevara al cabo el viernes, 20 de noviembre. 11th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance to Be Held Friday, Nov. 20
Minuteman "Hunge Strike" (tags)
Plans for a Minuteman Hunger Strike on February 24, 2006 in Los Angeles
Protest to Tell Levi's to Respect Worker's Rights! (tags)
What: Join Sweatshop Watch in a festive holiday protest to demand that Levi’s take responsibility for violations of labor rights. When: Saturday, December 17, 2005; 11am sharp-12noon (meet at 10:30am outside of the store) Where: CA Levi’s Store on Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade 1409 3rd Street Promenade (near Santa Monica Boulevard) Santa Monica, CA 90401
SAT 11/12 NOON: Peace Procession Led by Families of Soldiers Killed in Iraq (tags)
Peace Procession Led by California Contingent of Gold Star Families Carrying Large Photos of Loved-Ones and Joined by Iraq Vets and Veterans For Peace Including Famed Vietnam Vet Ron Kovic Followed by 400 Pallbearers Carrying 100 Flag-Draped Mock Coffins
Artist's Billboard Challenges the Mainstream Media (tags)
May 15, 2005. Los Angeles, CA—On June 1, 2005, a billboard on Santa Monica Boulevard in Santa Monica, CA is sure to cause controversy. The cause—a graphic image of a shadowy Uncle Sam figure controlling a newscaster puppet. The accompanying headline reads, "Shox News Channel: We Distort, You Comply."
Famed Artist Paints Abu Ghraib (tags)
"Fernando Botero’s latest paintings go beyond anything he’s ever created in the past. He’s completed his masterwork, a suite of 50 large oil paintings depicting the horrors perpetrated by Americans at Iraq’s infamous Abu Ghraib prison." (A variety of articles about the intersection of art and politics can be found at the Art For A Change web log: www.art-for-a-change.com)
Transitioning Health Care (tags)
Town Hall Meeting on healthcare and coverage for transgender people
Appeal: Emergency Donations to Asia Quake Victims! (tags)
I am appeal to you again in this holiday season, please give your helping hands by donate your money to support the Asian quake victims. So far there's 45 agencies accepting donations and/or sending emergency crews to the region, I prefer not to endorse anyone, so please read their descriptions and you decide which agency you want to donate (I will donate $50 to one of the following agency).
LA Transgenders Remember Gwen, Other Tragedies & Triumps of 2002-2003 (tags)
As the October 3 one year anniversay of the brutal slaying of Bay Area Transgender teen Gwen Araujo is remembered, Los Angeles' large community can recall other tragedies, and triumphs of the past year.
"The Weather Underground" opens Friday at NuArt (tags)
On Friday, an award-winning new documentary about the radical splinter group of Students for a Democratic Society opens at NuArt.
"The Weather Underground" opens 8/29 at NuArt (tags)
On Friday, 8/29, "The Weather Underground" opens at the NuArt Theater.
L.A. Gay Activist Expands Gay Marriage Battle (tags)
LA Gay Activist Rev. Troy Perry, the first Southern Californian to be legally married in Canada, to fight for us recognition.
LA Gay Leader Legally Married In Canada (tags)
LA Gay Rights Leader Legally Marries Same-Sex Partner in Canada; Announces Plans To fight for US Legal Recognition
33rd Annual Los Angeles LGBT Pride Parade & Festival (tags)
June 21-22 West Hollywood, California A community as diverse as the rainbow fills Santa Monica Blvd. Freedom from persecution and the right to the pursuit of happiness has been a long time coming. The Supreme Court’s ruling this week, striking down anti-gay law in Texas, would not have been possible with a Bush appointed court.
LACRC PATIENT HUNGER STRIKE AND VIGIL (tags)
We’ve issued two demands: 1)A fair and just settlement of LACRC legal issues and claims 2) Meaningful goodfaith dialogue to resolve the state/ federal impasse. We will continue our vigil until they are met. We want George Bush, John Ashcroft and DEA chief Asa Hutchinson to know that we are serious.
LA Cannabis Reform Coalition Hunger Strike and Vigil (tags)
Medical marijuana is a voter-approved law, and yet the DEA continues to take away the rights of the least healthy among us.
TRANSGENDERS JOIN MARCH AGAINST HATE BEFORE ANNUAL UNITY FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND (tags)
Los Angeles Transgenders will kick off LA's Annual Pride Week with a barbecue and March Against Hate this Friday in West Hollywood, before hosting their 3rd annual Trans Unity Festival at Hollywood's Gay & Lesbian Center Village all day Saturday.
METROPOLIS Japanese Animation Masterpiece! (tags)
Why a review on Indymedia about a Japanese animated movie? Well... this full length animation tells a story about Capitalist greed, ecological destruction, Star Wars, and revolution. And the film will soon be playing in a Los Angeles movie house!
Protest DEA Bust of Cannabis Resource Center (tags)
The DEA raided the Cannabis Resource Center, SoCal's best source of medical marijuana. Protest Friday 2PM at West Hollywood City Hall.