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Peacock named Best of the East Bay: “Most Historic Cultural Event!”

OMG Peacock Rebellion just got named East Bay Express‘ Best of the East Bay! Our Brouhaha program was named “Most Historic Cultural Event.” This is coming fresh off of being named the Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA)‘ Crush of the Week and getting shout-outs from W. Kamau Bell, Karinda Dobbins and Hari Kondabolu <3 Thanks to the… [read more…]

Purple and teal text in a white circle. Text: Best of the East Bay 2016. East Bay Express.

4-month PAID trans peer advocacy training

It’s on! This Spring 2017, Peacock Rebellion’s been running a 4-month Paid Peer Advocacy Training Program with support from Bloom: Transgender Community Healing Project, Transgender Law Center, the Fund for Trans Generations, the Third Wave Fund’s Mobilize Power Fund, the Resist Foundation, and awesome individual donors. Centering trans femmes of color, the program’s training 20 trans folks on the front-lines to build… [read more…]

Trans Life and Liberation art opening!

Thanks for joining us for a free opening night of art, music, food and community, celebrating the power of trans and gender nonconforming people of color! Info about the event sponsored by Peacock Rebellion, CultureStrike, Forward Together and Sins Invalid is below. — Friday April 21, 2017 6-9pm Citizen Engagement Laboratory, 1330 Broadway, suite 300, Oakland… [read more…]

Text on left side in white and yellow against cloudy aqua green/blue backdrop with image of a trans femme of color on the right. Text: Trans Life + Liberation art opening!

Brouhaha 2017: Trans People of Color Comedy Festival

    Thank you to the 800+ people who packed the houses for Brouhaha 2017! Pics and clips coming soon. Meanwhile, here’s some info about the shows <3 ———- The always-packed, award-winning Brouhaha got all shook up this year: We’re now a 2-day Trans People of Color Comedy Festival! Monday, June 12th, 2017 Brouhaha After… [read more…]

Peacock Rebellion presents Brouhaha

Peacock’s merging w/ LOL!

  This is big: Peacock’s merging with our sibling organization Liberating Ourselves Locally (LOL). LOL is a POC-led, queer and trans people of color -centered crew of activists and organizers who make (art/tech/craft/mischief) for social justice. For six years, the LOL collective has run LOL Maker Space in East Oakland.     When Peacock moved into LOL in early 2016,… [read more…]

Peacock Rebellion Artistic Core 2016: Q Quintero, Lexi Adsit, Vanessa Rochelle Lewis, Luna Merbruja, Devi Peacock, sitting on a picnic bench under a canopy.

We did it! Long-term, low-rent, QTPOC space in Oakland. Forever.

OMG WE DID IT!!! A long-time, low-rent community building in East Oakland could’ve become a giant playground for big tech. But as of November 28th, 2017, it’s staying an affordable, people of color-led social justice center, because of you! Our landlord sold the building and you raised more than $90,000 to help us buy it. The… [read more…]

Blue text "Liberate 23rd ave Community Building!" with building and group of tenants in background

Tenderfest 2.0: A Trans POC Dance & Music Fest

::: love is resistance ~ resistance is love ::: Peacock Rebellion presents Tenderfest 2.0: A Trans POC Dance + Music Festival Friday, February 9th + Saturday, February 10th, 2018 Doors 7pm / Show 7:30pm @ LOL, 1234 23rd Ave., and surrounding venues Oakland ~~~~~TIX ARE FREE w/ RSVP! Update: Advance tix are sold out and… [read more…]

Image: Illustration of a dark-skinned femme's head, eyes closed, mouth open, with pink and yellow butterflies flying around hir. Text: Peacock Rebellion presents Tenderfest 2.0: A Trans POC Dance & Music Fest. February 9th & 10th, 2018 Oakland. Tix & Info & www.peacockrebellion.org

Get Centered: Rapid-Response Slow-Down Day

Saturday, March 30, 201910am-5pm (drop in anytime) @ Liberating Ourselves Locally (LOL, Peacock Rebellion’s maker space)1234 23rd Ave. b/w E. 12th St. & International Blvd.Oakland/Huichin Feeling stuck by constant crisis mode but still want to help out? Come slow down with community. Like a hack-a-thon (teams! prizes! food! fun!) but not (go at your own… [read more…]

[Image Description: White text with a dark image of various colors in a spiral in the background. Text: A Rapid-Response Slow-Down Day, Get Centered | Saturday March 30, 2019 11am - 5pm | Peacock Rebellion | LOL 1234 23rd Ave, Oakland]

Community Love

The Fades

A Mental Health Journey through Sound Friday, May 3rd, 2019 Eastside Arts Alliance, Huichin (Oakland) Doors 7pm / Show 7:30pm (en español abajo) Peacock Rebellion presents The Fades: A Mental Health Journey through Sound Friday, May 3rd, 2019 Doors 7pm / Show 7:30pm Eastside Arts Alliance, 2277 International Blvd. @ 23rd Ave., Huichin (Oakland) No […]

Trans POC Arts Networking

Saturday April 6, 201910:30am-3pm@ Eastside Arts Alliance, Huichin/Oakland Just for trans people of color who do arts production roles like: Stage manager * Video editor  * Photographer * Tech director *Graphic designer * House manager * DJ * A/V tech *Board ops * Lighting design * Sound design *Set design * Costume design * Safety team coordinator or member *Accessibility coordinator *Marketing and promo This is a […]

We’re Kinda Famous

Peacock named Best of the East Bay: “Most Historic Cultural Event!”

OMG Peacock Rebellion just got named East Bay Express‘ Best of the East Bay! Our Brouhaha program was named “Most Historic Cultural Event.” This is coming fresh off of being named the Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA)‘ Crush of the Week and getting shout-outs from W. Kamau Bell, Karinda Dobbins and Hari Kondabolu <3 Thanks to the […]

Cruise us in HuffPo, Guardian (UK), SF Chronicle, SF Weekly

Woah. One+Love: Peacock’s mani(sh)festo// HuffPo: Brouhaha a tool for change// SF Weekly: At Brouhaha, laugh your ass off & raise your social consciousness// MZJ Words: Brouhaha one of the year’s most exciting events. Here’s why.// We Want the Airwaves: How we come together after tearing each other apart// National Assn for Ethnic Studies: Peacock’s big […]