Bread, Roses and Hormones Speech at 2019 Trans, Two Spirit, Genderqueer, Intersex March; August 2, 2019

Bread, Roses and Hormones!

On Friday August 2nd, the 2019 Trans, Two Spirit, Genderqueer, Intersex March was held. The Trans, Two Spirit, Genderqueer, Intersex March is a yearly celebration where hundreds of queer and trans people take to the streets. It is organized as a response to marginalization of trans, two sirit, genderqueer, and intersex people at the corporate Pride parade. The following is a speech given by BRH member and organizing QoralMae after the march. Although there were other presentations including beautiful slam poetry and a great solo drag set, Mae was the only ‘performer’ to give a political rally speech.

My name is Mae Whitfield, I am a non-binary trans woman, a white Jewish settler, and I am speaking on behalf of Bread, Roses, and Hormones. Bread Roses Hormones is a campaign of anti-colonial and anti-capitalist revolutionary political organization Alliance Against Displacement

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