Labor and lgbtq Rights
Labor and LGBTQ Rights
Mary Hooks, "How the PIC Hits Queer and Trans Communities"
Mary Hooks, Co-Director of Southerners on New Ground (SONG) Critical Resistance presents “Breaking Down the Prison Industrial Complex,” a series of videos as part of our Profiles in Abolition initiative. The videos in the series explore the current state of the prison industrial complex (PIC) and how people are fighting back to resist and abolish it. As always, we feature abolition as a strategy to dismantle systems of harm and punishment in favor of systems that increase health, stability, and self-determination. Learn more: www.criticalresistance.org/VideoProject Your donations and generosity make this project possible. Donate today: https://criticalresistance.networkforgood.com/projects/42158-critical-resistance-year-end-fundraiser
"Changing Attitudes: Union Members Talk About AIDS," 1991 (Full Length)
This film, from the AFL-CIO Labor Films collection, features interviews with union members about the AIDS epidemic. Participating unions include: Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, AFSCME, AFT, Association of Flight Attendants, IAFF, Newspaper Guild, OPEIU, SEIU, United Association of Plumbers and Pipe Fitters, and the Utility Workers Union of America. The film was produced by the George Meany Center for Labor Studies, the AFL-CIO Department of Occupational Safety and Health, and the Labor Institute of Public Affairs. It was funded by a grant from the National AIDS Information and Education Program at the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to the George Meany Center for Labor Studies. In memory of Raymond Edward Moss, Jr. (1953-1990), Firefighters Local 718, Boston, MA.
Marsha P. Johnson Sparks the Stonewall Riots (ft. Alexandra Grey & Trace Lysette) - Drunk History
When New York City police raided the Stonewall Inn in 1969, trans activist Marsha P. Johnson stood up for her civil rights. About Drunk History: Based on the popular web series, Drunk History is the liquored-up narration of our nation's history. Host Derek Waters, along with an ever-changing cast of actors and comedians, travels across the country to present the rich tales that every city in this land has to offer. Booze helps bring out the truth. It's just that sometimes the truth is a little incoherent. Subscribe to Comedy Central: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUsN5ZwHx2kILm84-jPDeXw?sub_confirmation=1 Watch more Comedy Central: https://www.youtube.com/comedycentral Follow Drunk History: Twitter: https://twitter.com/DrunkHistory Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drunkhistorytv Watch full episodes of Drunk History: http://www.cc.com/shows/drunk-history Follow Comedy Central: Twitter: https://twitter.com/ComedyCentral Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ComedyCentral/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/comedycentral/