SONG Victory over ICE Detainers in Fulton County, Georgia!

The criminalization of LGBTQ people comes in many forms. One form is the profiling, harassment, and arrests of undocumented immigrants. In places all around the South, if you go to the store for groceries and run a stop sign you can be profiled, stopped, and potentially deported, for minor violations. We know this impacts LGBTQ communities of color in a particular way, because we already have high rates of profiling and police harassment just for being LGBTQ and of color. …

Fighting for Queer Trans Relief in Administrative Action on Immigration

Dear SONG members and supporters: This work is hard. Even though we know our members and our people are the reason for the work and the solution to our problems, on a hard day the best of us can be discouraged. Not today. Today we get to tell you some good news. Most of you know that a few days ago we held a direct action with SONG family and our sister organization, Familia:  Trans Queer Liberation Movement, to demand …

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 …