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Queer/Trans liberation includes prisoner liberation! We are an organization working in solidarity with incarcerated queer and transgender people to abolish the prison industrial complex while advocating for individuals along the way.

Last Build Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2018 21:01:03 +0000


Letters from Our Family (January 2018)

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:29:20 +0000

To my Black & Pink Fam, How’s my family doing out there? My name is Edward “Sincere”. A Bi Black man locked up in America’s Prison industrial complex in Rhode Island. This is my second time writing. First let me say that I love Black & Pink and I respect everything ya’ll are doing for …

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Interim National Director Dominique Morgan!

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 23:05:07 +0000

We’re very glad to announce our new Interim National Director! Based on the strength of his nonprofit leadership experience and commitment to Black & Pink’s organizational longevity, the Board/Leadership Circle voted to appoint Dominique Morgan as the Interim National Director of Black & Pink, effective immediately. In this position, he will assume responsibilities of day-to-day …

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Message from Black & Pink Leadership Circle

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:45:53 +0000

Dear volunteers, members, and allies of Black & Pink, We are writing to you as the Board of Directors of Black & Pink. We function as the Interim Leadership Circle (LC) to engage in collective decision-making for Black & Pink at the national level, as laid out in the documents created by the Transition Team …

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Reach out if you ever have questions!

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:09:38 +0000

Black & Pink is an open family of LGBTQ prisoners and “free world” allies who support each other. We are so grateful to all of our dedicated volunteers. Please reach out to if you ever have questions!

Letters from Our Family (November 2017)

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:06:28 +0000

To my Black and Pink family, My name is william, but I prefer to go by Lisa Autumn. I am a 35 year old white transgender, born a male but am truly female. I was first diagnosed with “gender dysphoria” in february 2016, and have been trying to get on the hormones since. I first …

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Message from Tray (November 2017)

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 19:00:03 +0000

Hello Family, I know many of you did not receive the latest issue of Black & Pink. We have had thousands returned due to an error during the transition that didn’t account for the change in our bank information so shipping was not paid for thousands of papers. They are gonna go back out. Since …

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Letters to our Family (September 2017)

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:49:58 +0000

Dear Black & Pink, I just got a hold of your December 2016 issue and I loved it. I was unaware that there was something like this newsletter for us in prison. I’ve been to three different prisons in ten years and I just got this. To have a place where we can reach out …

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Welcome Message from New National Director, Tray Johns!

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:26:57 +0000

Dear Members, Aloha and Greetings to you all, I would like to formally introduce myself. I am Tray Johns (pronouns, she, her, him, he, they, or just tray), the new National Director for Black & Pink. First off, let me express how humble I am to accept this enormous responsibility and immediately give you the …

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Farewell Message from Jason

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:17:48 +0000

Dear Friends, I hope this note finds you as well as possible. As you turn the pages of this magazine, I hope you feel the love and dedication that so many people put into making this happen. I hope you feel the care that volunteers and other prisoners are offering to you. I hope you …

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Letters to Our Family (July/Aug. 2017)

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 21:54:30 +0000

Greetings – Just FYI Black & Pink is making a difference in the lives of oppressed people who happen to be incarcerated in the state of Illinois. The Chicago chapter is one to be truly proud of. They were instrumental in me being transferred here to Dixon C.C., which has a mental health unit. They …

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