Stands With Queer and Trans Undocumented Immigrants at Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Office

For decades the LGBTQ community has been punished for the core “crime” of existing and surviving in our genders and sexualities. Despite harsh legislation and social stigma, we built a LGBTQ liberation movement to protect ourselves, to survive and claim our right to live brightly beyond fear, and to play our part in making a better world. We cannot falter in that vision, and our work towards it must continue. This country’s broken immigration system is but one threat to …

Join SONG for August 2nd #Not1More Mobilization!

President Announces Executive Action on Immigration. Our Continued Demand? Act NOW to Implement Broadest Relief Possible! After months of direct actions, town hall meetings, shutting down ICE offices, signing petitions, educating elected officials, and challenging ICE’s hold on local
 jurisdictions, the mounting pressure on President Obama reached a boiling point last week leading to his announcement foreshadowing Administrative Action AND even more money going into harsher enforcement at the border.  His announcement unveiled his stance that immigration policy will no longer …

DJ FluffE’s 411 Gaycation Playlist

Did you miss SONG founder Pat Hussain’s impressive historical musical run-down at Gaycation? You can check it out below! DJ FluffE Playlist DJ FluffE, spinning tunes from “back in the day” to 2014. Girl Scout lifer; moving in the movement, for the movement, with sultry SONG love; and shakin’ what my Momma gave me. Mixing 411 Information & F-U-N Fun.  1950’s December 1, 1955. Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on the bus to a …

Pride For None Of Us Without Liberation For All Of Us

From Stonewall to 2014 Today marks the eve of the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall rebellion and riots. Forty-five years ago, LGBTQ people in New York City, led by trans women of color like Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, stood up to demand an end to the violence enforced on them by the government, the police, and society. They fought back to demand and lay claim to their freedom to unapologetically exist in their bodies, genders, and sexualities. For …

SONG Stands with ACIJ Hunger Strikers!

Queers + Trans, Immigrants, All of Us: Come out, Destroy Fear, Unleash power! We understand, as liberation-minded LGBTQ people, that the oppressions we collectively face are systematic and intrinsically connected to the conditions of other marginalized people. As Southerners on New Ground (SONG) in Alabama, we stand in support of the brave and relentless individuals within the Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice who are placing their bodies on the line in a Hunger Strike this week. We do so because …