BreakOUT! Celebrates the Life of Core Member Leader, Diamond D’Maree

Diamonds Are Forever It is with great sadness that we write to our community and supporters today to let you know that BreakOUT! has experienced another great loss, the death of one of our Core Member Leaders, Diamond D’Maree. Diamond died on Saturday, June 27 at her home surrounded by close family and friends, with [...]

By |2020-05-20T18:44:45-05:00June 30th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on BreakOUT! Celebrates the Life of Core Member Leader, Diamond D’Maree

BREAKOUT! UNVEILS BILLBOARD IN HONOR OF BLACK TRANS LIVES

LGBTQ youth take lack of local media coverage into own hands In just under three months in the beginning of 2015, at least 10 transgender women were murdered in the U.S., mostly transgender women of color.  Several other gender non-conforming and queer people of color were also killed, including Jessie Hernandez, killed by the [...]

By |2020-05-20T18:38:52-05:00April 22nd, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on BREAKOUT! UNVEILS BILLBOARD IN HONOR OF BLACK TRANS LIVES

BreakOUT! Launches Media Campaign to #MakePennyProud

We're kicking off #MakePennyProud and our #BlackTransLivesMatter campaign with a Twitter Rally on Friday, March 6th at 1pm CST // 2pm EST. Join us on Twitter using hashtags #MakePennyProud and #BlackTransLivesMatter and stay tuned for more BIG announcements in our media campaign! Thank you, Erin Wilson, for the beautiful portrait of Penny!   UPDATE:  Here's [...]

By |2020-05-20T18:36:25-05:00March 5th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on BreakOUT! Launches Media Campaign to #MakePennyProud

*BREAKING* Statement from BreakOUT! on Death of Black Transgender Youth in New Orleans

In Life and In Death, We Are All Survivors #BlackTransLivesMatter BreakOUT! has just heard of the death of another community member in New Orleans, Penny Proud, the night of February 9th, 2015.  While we mourn the loss of yet another member in our community, we are reminded how important it is to affirm the value [...]

By |2020-05-20T18:31:17-05:00February 10th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on *BREAKING* Statement from BreakOUT! on Death of Black Transgender Youth in New Orleans

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