The New Transgender Movement: Race, Poverty, Gender, Policing, and Pinkwashing | #GRITtv

Forty-six years ago this week, the modern LGBT movement was born in a riot in the West Village of New York City. On this episode, Laura interviews author and law professor Dean Spade on poverty, prisons, and the new transgender civil rights movement. And later in the show, an exclusive preview from Dean Spade’s new film about pinkwashing – The act of using support for LGBT issues to cover up other human rights abuses. All this, and Laura commemorates the loss of social justice fighter Ricky Maclin.