We Decide Who We Are. We Decide Who We Love. We Decide How We Survive and Thrive.
Southerners On New Ground (SONG) is a regional Queer Liberation organization made up of people of color, immigrants, undocumented people, people with disabilities, working class and rural and small town, LGBTQ people in the South. We believe that we are bound together by a shared desire for ourselves, each other, and our communities to survive and thrive. We believe that Community Organizing is the best way for us to build collective power and transform the South. Out of this belief we are committed to building freedom movements rooted in southern traditions like community organizing, political education, storytelling, music, breaking bread, resistance, humor, performance, critical thinking, and celebration.
SONG builds a beloved community of LGBTQ people in the South who are ready and willing to do our part to challenge oppression in order to bring about liberation for ALL people. We develop leadership, build our membership base, and identify and carry out community organizing projects and campaigns. All of our work strives to bring together marginalized communities to work towards justice and liberation for all people.
Kindred Sounds Volume 01February 12, 2016
Connect With SONG at Creating Change 2016January 21, 2016
Welcome to 2016: Get Plugged In, New Staff, and More!January 13, 2016
SONG 2015 End of Year Report: I Need You To SurviveDecember 22, 2015
There’s Still Time To Join the SONG Membership in 2015!December 21, 2015
Thoughts from a North Carolina SONG Member In Opposition to Anti-Immigrant HB 318October 30, 2015
Igniting the Kindred: A SONG Film Series ToolkitOctober 29, 2015
Getting Saved to Organize In the South: Welcoming Mary Hooks as SONG’s New Co-DirectorOctober 9, 2015
ICE Out of Fulton CountyOctober 7, 2015
North Carolina Passes Anti-Immigrant House Bill 318September 30, 2015
Willing to be Transformed: A nine year queer, cross-race work marriageSeptember 24, 2015
Getting Rid of Durham’s Police Chief Lopez Won’t Rebuild Community TrustSeptember 22, 2015