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Sex Work: The MO Ho Justice Coalition Is Here to Help us Get Free

Sex Work: The MO Ho Justice Coalition Is Here to Help us Get Free

Many in the queer community are quick to remind us that Stonewall was a riot and that it was started by trans sex workers of color. Images of Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera flood Instagram all year round, but especially during Pride Month. We love to cry out that Pride exists because of the

LadyAshley Gregory: A Powerful Voice

“There’s no liberation for some of us without liberation for all of us,” says LadyAshley Gregory. Kentucky-born and St. Louis raised, Gregory carries the torch of activism and community everywhere she goes on her “simply human” journey. She’s got a family lineage of speaking truth to power — the late civil rights activist and writer

MTUG’s Telethon: “Community Made it Happen”

Last week’s 24-hour fundraising telethon by the Metro Trans Umbrella Group was the talk of the internet—it was such a cool throwback idea, updated for the social media age. “Old-school fun with a trans queer twist,” says MTUG’s executive director and co-founder Sayer Johnson. “Community made it happen.” So, how did it turn out? Well,

Saturday: MTUG’s Big Fat Trans Queer Fall Festival

How much fun did you have at the Big Fat Trans-Queer Prom back in July? We certainly had a blast, seeing our beautiful family out in force at the Monocle. The Metro Trans Umbrella Group did a great job creating a social, fun space. If you’ve been wishing for that community time again, we have

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