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Prison Abolition is Trans Liberation

This path is a culmination of a conversation and talk between Abolitionist Common Library and Willamette Valley Abolitionist Project, a prisoner solidarity / support project committed to the abolition of police, prisons, and racial / carceral capitalism.

Recovering Our History and Against Liberal and State Reforms
On Collective Care
On Abolition as an International Project

Stonewall by Martin Duberman
See below, Captive Genders

Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries: Survival, Revolt, and Queer Antagonist Struggle Zine
Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries (STAR) Research Guide
Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries by Leslie Feinberg

the George Jackson Brigade
Creating a Movement with Teeth: A Documentary History of the George Jackson Brigade
Guerrilla USA: The George Jackson Brigade and the Anticapitalist Underground of the 1970s
Queer Fire

Queer Insurgency
Toward the Queerest Insurrection by Mary Nardini Gang
Be Gay Do Crime by Mary Nardini Gang
Criminal Intimacy by A Gang of Criminal Queers

Prison Abolition as Trans Liberation
Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex
Queering Prison Abolition, Now? by Eric A. Stanley, Dean Spade, and Queer (In)Justice
Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States by Andrea Ritchie, Joey Mogul, and Kay Whitlock
Against Equality: Queer Revolution, Not Mere Inclusion

Collective Care
Beyond Survival: Strategies and Stories from the Transformative Justice Movement
Color of Violence: The Incite! Anthology
“Womb of western theory: Trauma, time, theft, and the captive maternal” by Joy James
Project LETS. History of Disability Justice Resource Guide
House of GG
“The Plurality of Abolitionism” podcast with Joy James

International Projects for Queer Liberation
Queer Migrations: Sexuality, U.S. Citizenship, and Border Crossings
Documenting the Undocumented: Toward a queer politics of no borders
Frente de resistencia transfeminista marikón, cuerpas agitadas y dignificadas
Argentina’s most prominent sexual workers union

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