This is something I’ve thought about doing for a little while. I can’t promise it will be a regular thing, at least not before New Year’s.
(The news section contains discussion of police violence, antiblackness, and Nazis.)
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This is an old post to help out someone I’ve been in contact with for a while. Their heat has been shut off and they have other bills that need attention.
Diana Emilio on Twitter needs help paying for insulin.
Kevin Peterson on GoFundme needs help paying for funeral costs after his son, Kevin Peterson Jr., was murdered by police.
Lizard Puss on Twitter needs help paying for rent, utilities, and medicine.
@_food_for_life_ on Twitter needs help getting into a new apartment.
O’odham activists on GoFundMe have created a fundraiser to help with costs as they protest Trump’s wall encroaching on their land. The link includes other options to send money.
@UptopSlim53 on Twitter needs help buying food and other essentials for himself and his son.
Friends of a Black trans artist named Zarina have started a GoFundMe to help her pay for housing and surgery.
Clarabelle Catlin on GoFundMe is raising money to pay for acid reflux surgery.
Dustin Hughson on GoFundMe is helping to pay for his 7-year-old nephew’s cancer treatment.
@anishinaa_gay on Twitter needs funds to move and can’t work due to disability.
On GoFundMe, there’s a fundraiser for Theodore Senior’s family after he was killed.
@inedrox on Twitter is having trouble paying for food and needs money for a car.
A friend of Ted Brown, a Black LGBT+ activist, has started a GoFundMe to help him pay for legal costs after his partner were subjected to abuse from a care home. It has reached its goal, but you can still donate.
Art and things
I found art of four queer people, a pair of whom is wearing “double the dads, double the dad jokes” shirts.
The Justice Department has ended its investigation of Tamir Rice’s murder.
News broke that a police presentation in Kentucky used Hitler quotes and encouraged officers to be violent. Forbes posted an article called Report: Kentucky Police Presentation Quoted Hitler To Encourage ‘Regular Employment Of Violence’. It was noted in the article itself and by Bernice King that this happened in the same state where police murdered Breonna Taylor.
Speaking of Breonna Taylor, one of the cops who murdered her is suing her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker.
Huffington Post published an article on voter intimidation.
Teen Vogue posted an op-ed regarding California’s Prop 22 and the harmful effects it could have on workers if passed.
In less depressing and scary news, a chameleon species that hadn’t been seen for a century is being documented.
I already posted this on my social media, but I’ll share it again: If you’re a Nevada voter, the website Our Nevada Judges is a resource I’ve found helpful for researching elections.
The Ace Community Survey for 2020 is now open.