BTWI Statement on the Death of Ariyanna Mitchell

BTWI Statement on the Death of Ariyanna Mitchell

MAY 10, 2022 DALLAS, TX – Black Transwomen, Inc, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to advocacy for African American trans women in minority communities released the following statement: BTWI expresses our condolences for the tragic killing of one of our Black trans sisters, a 17-year-old girl and high school student ..Continue Reading

Lesbian Visibility Week Video Series Part 4

Lesbian Visibility Week Video Series Part 4

Don’t miss the final video from Elle’s Lesbian Visibility Week series about the Combahee River Collective Statement! #LesbianVisibilityWeek Lesbian Visibility Week Video 4 by BTAC Media

Lesbian Visibility Week Video Series Part 3

Lesbian Visibility Week Video Series Part 3

Here is part three of Elle’s video series about the Combahee River Collective! Thanks for watching! #LesbianVisibilityWeek Lesbian Visibility Week Video 3 by BTAC Media

Lesbian Visibility Week Video Series Part 2

Lesbian Visibility Week Video Series Part 2

Here is the second part of Elle’s video series about the Combahee River Collective for #LesbianVisibilityWeek! Lesbian Visibility Week Video 2 by BTAC Media

Lesbian Visibility Week Video Series Part 1

Lesbian Visibility Week Video Series Part 1

To celebrate Lesbian Visibility Week, Elle has created a video series analyzing the Combahee River Collective Statement (1977). The Combahee River Collective was a Black Feminist Lesbian organization active in Boston during the 1970s. Take some time to learn about this important moment in queer Black history with us at ..Continue Reading

Happy Earth Day!

We at BTWI wish everyone happy Earth Day! Earth day is celebrated annually to demonstrate support for environmental protection. BTWI would like everyone to take this Earth Day to learn more about environmental racism and environmental justice. According to the EPA, environmental justice “is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement ..Continue Reading

Celebrating Jackie Robinson and Pioneers in Sports

Celebrating Jackie Robinson and Pioneers in Sports

On this day in 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the baseball color line when he started at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Robinson signed with the Dodgers and ended racial segregation in Major League Baseball. Jackie Robinson, No. 42, won the inaugural Rookie of the Year Award in 1947. From ..Continue Reading

A message from our EmpowerHER Summit Facilitator

Engagement Video by BTAC Media

Upcoming Virtual Event: Family Fights Back

Join us for our virtual event Family Fights Back on April 14, 2022. This Zoom event will include trans panelists discussing anti-trans legislation and how to combat it, what our legislative needs are, and addressing housing, healthcare, and safety for our community. Our panelists Tori Cooper, Verniss Macfarland, and Lais ..Continue Reading

Happy Transgender Day of Visibility!

Happy Transgender Day of Visibility!

Transgender Day of Visibility is an annual awareness day celebrated around the world. The day is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of transgender and gender-nonconforming people while raising awareness of the work that still needs to be done to achieve trans justice. It is especially necessary to raise awareness of ..Continue Reading