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! Tix available Jan. 2018~~~~~~ Featuring dance and […]

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 […]

FREE QTPOC Healing Day

  Come build with us! **November Maker Day Theme: QTPOC Healing Together*** QTPOC Maker Days are about sharing tools + space to learn, play, experiment, and build skills while working towards self determination and community power. Following Liberating Ourselves Locally (LOL) intentions, this is a people of color-led Maker Space centering queer and trans leadership. […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

STAY: Oakland QTPOC Resilience Fest

Thanks to all the performers, healers, teaching artists, witches, safety + accessibility team members, volunteers, collaborating groups, neighbors and old + new fam who came through to make STAY so, so, so beautiful. Info about STAY is below <3 —– Peacock Rebellion presents STAY: An Oakland QTPOC Resilience Festival Saturday Nov. 5 – Sunday Nov. 6, […]

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 […]

Spaces and Resources for Queer and Trans People of Color to Grieve, Process, and Heal after the Orlando Pulse Shooting

  Dear one, We love you. Really. Really really. Dear precious gift to the world, thank you for being alive. Thank you for living. Peacock is hosting a drop-in space in Oakland on Saturday 6/18 from 1pm-3:30pm, for queer and trans people of color to come make art, build an altar, cry, dance, access QTPOC counselors fluent […]