Adam Polaski

Three Cheers for Prominent Cross-Movement Support!

Filed By Adam Polaski | January 28, 2012 11:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Benjamin Jealous, Creating Change conference, gender identity, NAACP, NGLTF, trans

"I made a choice: if you pick a fight with my brother--whether it is because you say we ain't like you or he ain't like us--you have picked a fight with me."

-- Benjamin Jealous, president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) at Creating Change, the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force's annual conference. Jealous spoke about his dedication to seeing the gender identity anti-discrimination bill passed, specifically speaking about his trans brother. (Hat tip to Queerty)

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