Queers for Economic Justice 2002-2014

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Queers for Economic Justice 2002-2014

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[url=http://www.autostraddle.com/queers-for-economic-justice-closes-its-doors... for Economic Justice Closes Its Doors Thanks to Lack of Economic Justice[/url]

QEJ carved a space for and by poor and homeless queers that aren’t represented in the mainstream fight for gay rights. They’ve created contingents in corporate-sponsored pride parades for low-income queers and queer people in labor unions. They’ve created space for discussion in homeless shelters for queer and trans* people. They maintained HIV and AIDS as a relevant queer issue. And they made sure that there was a place in their movement for every kind of queer family — especially those that build themselves through the struggle for queer liberation.

“You would never know that poverty or class is a queer issue,” said Amber Hollibaugh, QEJ Executive Director and founding member.

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