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 […]

Packed house at FREE Name and Gender ID Change Clinic

Thanks to all the lawyers, healers, case workers, counselors, safety team members and others who got 75 name and gender marker change apps processed in one day!! Thanks to the donors and funders who hooked up fee waivers!! You got a fee waiver stipend to everyone who requested one <3 Info about the event you made possible […]

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 […]

Peacock’s 2016 QTPOC pride event guide

2016 guide June in the Bay is QTPOC art epic. Our art is altar, celebration, resistance, life. So welcome to our 4th annual pride guide. We hope it helps you find your people, your power, your self.   PS This is especially focused on events with an activist bent, centering and/or put on by Two Spirit, trans, intersex […]

If ICE comes to your door

  UPDATE 1/7/16: Earlier info we were given about possible ICE raids in the Bay seem to be false. From Anoop Prasad, a lawyer we know and trust, who works at the Asian Law Caucus: From Anoop Prasad, a lawyer I know and trust, who works at the Asian Law Caucus: Feel free to share. […]

Year in review: QTPOC moments from 2015 that will shape 2016

2015 was painful, but also historic, groundbreaking, revolutionary, magical, sexy, beautiful, and awe-inspiring. If you need some inspiration, let’s review some of the year’s top queer and trans people of color (QTPOC) moments, actions, and brilliance in the US, as curated by the Peacocks. So much happened that we missed a ton of stuff, so email us if you […]

Fresh: Bay QTPOC events

  The Bay’s a wild carnival of QTPOC cultural rebellion. We want to make it easier for you to come (wink). So welcome to Fresh, a weekly, curated compass to some fly QTPOC activist art, protests and other goodness. We hope it helps you find your way. We really hope you get, and take, some action. 
* This is focused […]

Visionary Friction: QTPOC books for the future to read right now

Need some inspiration as you and your tarot deck plan your future?    Check out these visionary offerings by queer and trans people of color. They just might change your life. Notes: * We focus on print books written and/or edited entirely or partly by queer and trans people of color * We love us […]