Since the Black Lives Matter movement gained national attention in , organizers have pushed to prioritize voices of black queer and transgender women. Two of the three founders identify as queer , and along with drawing attention to numerous brutal murders of transgender women of color , they have also driven conversations on how anti-black portrayals in media and popular culture can have serious consequences on black queer and trans women's lives. One such portrayal is the experience of a group of black lesbians who were arrested and charged with felony gang assault and attempted murder in They'd gotten into a fight in New York City's Greenwich Village neighborhood with a man who they say catcalled and threatened them as they walked down the street. Local media branded the women as a "wolf pack" of "killer lesbians.
The 'Criminal' Black Lesbian: Where Does This Damaging Stereotype Come From?
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