Queer Rights-Worker Rights-Human Rights!

New revelations about the alleged history of mis-treatment of workers at Javapalooza cafe in Middletown add another dimension to the Queer Liberation Front Teach-In on Sunday, January 30th.

As our friends and comrades at The Underground Rainbow state,

Also, we are an organization that sees queer and non-queer people as multi-dimensional. No one is just queer. We have a billion other aspects to our personalities and identities, including our racial history, religious backgrounds, socio-economics status, political affiliations and much, much more.

We choose to unite on the basis of our queerness (Note: this does not equate directly with “gay”) ineslots because queer people are present in every race, class, religion, political party – every single region of society. Our personal experiences as queer beings gives us a strong base for unity with other oppressed people.

When we say we are fighting for queer rights, we mean we are fighting for human rights, regardless of identity or background.

Read the entire post, Continuing The Dialogue About Queer Bashing in Middletown.

Read our original post, “Know Your Rights” Direct Action Teach-In At Site of Anti-Queer Assault in Middletown, CT, Jan. 30th, Noon.

Check out the Facebook Events Page, “Know Your Rights” Teach-In to Protest Middletown Queer-Bashing.

Download the Javapalooza Teach-In Flier and help spread the word about this action.

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