Queerappalachia Photos & Videos

15 hours ago

Things get so wild in our society that it’s easy to grow distant from our connection to the land. We live on an incredible planet, it’s vitally important that we care for it and respect it. Don’t forget to find your way back to nature whenever you can. I’m grateful for the healing and life this planet provides us. 🌍⛰

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16 hours ago

I am filled with so much inspiration and hope surrounded by these change makers! Forever thankful for the opportunity to be a part of @equalitync Rural Youth Empowerment Fellowship.

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20 hours ago

My next read 📚

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2 days ago

Stickers are in the mail! Please tag us at #radicalkindred and show us where they land 💯💜⛰ check out the link in bio to get one and support @sterfrythetransguy fund for affirming surgery!

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3 days ago

“Yesterday, a coalition of black leaders and allies joined together at the Governor’s Mansion to call for Ralph Northam to resign. The coalition was a blend of elected officials, organization leaders, and individuals who came together to stand as a united front. Evidence of that solidarity is the People’s Constitution, started by Justice RVA, that is a running list of people’s demands for elected officials to act on. Prior to this event, Virginia Black Politicos defined their demands and added them to the People’s Constitution. As the movement continues, organizations and individuals have begun to come together where they have common ground and make a stand to dismantle white supremacy. Speaking at the event was Chelsea Higgs Wise, Rebecca Keel, #RVACouncil member Dr. Mike Jones, and Charlottesville Council member Dr. Wes Bellamy. Following the speeches, the coalition stood behind the banner for unity and marched onto Capitol Square grounds to stand directly in front of the Governor’s Mansion.” @rvadirt #queerappalachia #electricdirt

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4 days ago

I’ve been thinking a lot about the person on the left. How tip-toeing in the shadows felt like safety. That making it through hallways, church isles, and locker rooms without being outed felt like walking through a mine field. I’m so so thankful for her resilience. For her patience. For her willingness to sacrifice in order for me to exist today. I’m so proud to be who I am. Who I have been. And who I will be. ☺️💕 • • • #transisbeautiful #transgender #queerappalachia #ftm #ftmtransguy #queer #transmenofig #queerfashion #transguy #trans #transmasculine #topsurgery #lgbt #lgbtq #transpride #transandhappy #transandproud #queermen #gay #gaymen #tattoo #transandinked #vitamint #transliberation #intersectionalfeminism at Durham, North Carolina

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4 days ago

Atlanta!! @queersoupnight is happening here! March 18th at @eventidebrewing (each chef will even have a beer pairing for their soup!) We’re raising funds to send folks to @sandorkraut’s fermentation intensive. It was life changing for me and I know it will be for this new batch of students, too! $10-$20 CASH donation at the door (or more, if you’d like!) All proceeds are donated. Please spread the word! #queerappalachia #atlantaevents

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4 days ago

Have you been hit by Cupid’s Arrow? 💕 Or just bitten by crabs? 🦀 Susan’s educating the town of Canton about the epidemic, with her homemade love poems. 🦀 Be safe out there, Valentines. 🦀 Them eight-legged hugs are nooo fun. [scratches] 🦀 #valentinesday at Canton, North Carolina

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4 days ago

Happy Valentine’s Day to my other half 💕 You are beautiful inside and out. I’m lucky to have the opportunity to share this thing called life with you. Thanks for loving me when I’m complicated, supporting me when I’m drowning in work, and for understanding when I’m on the go. You are a gem and I love you.

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5 days ago

today! In 1912 there was a major strike at Paint Creek and Cabin Creek in West Virginia, resulting in a shooting war between the UMWA and the mine owners’ private army. The violence eventually resulted in martial law being declared in the area. As a result of the strike, though, union organizers flooded the area to speak and to organize the miners. The most well-known of these organizers was Mary Harris Jones, known to the world as Mother Jones. On this day in 1913 Mother Jones was arrested and brought before a military court for violating martial law. Jones was accused of conspiracy to commit murder. Even though she refused to recognize the military’s authority over her, she was tried and convicted and sentenced to twenty years in the state penitentiary. She was released after 85 days due to a U.S. Senate investigation into the conditions in those mines, which brought unwanted attention on local officials. On the same corner that #Mother Jones was arrested in #westvirginia 106 years later a group of #badass #socialjustice #rockstars were arrested this past fall standing up to sad excuse for representation @joemanchinwv & standing up on behalf of women & survivors everywhere in these mountains by trying to keep #brettkavanaugh off the #unitedstates #supremecourt. #hollerhealthjustice #buildbelovedcommunity #ruralresistance #queerappalachia #electricdirt

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5 days ago

Come thru y’all! 🏳️‍🌈⛰

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5 days ago

2019 has not been my year, and I know it’s just getting started. I’ve been making strides to take better care of myself the past few years so it’s hard to accept when I have to pause the progress and treat the past neglect I inflicted on my body. I’m racking up medical bills. I’m reminded of how trauma takes a physical not just mental and emotional toll on you. I want to be better. I am doing better. It’s just that moments like the past few weeks have been so bleak the future I want for myself seems just out of reach. Here’s to hoping and fighting through the rest of the year. 💪🏻💕 • • • #transisbeautiful #transgender #queerappalachia #ftm #ftmtransguy #queer #transmenofig #queerfashion #transguy #trans #transmasculine #topsurgery #lgbt #lgbtq #transpride #transandhappy #transandproud #queermen #gay #gaymen #tattoo #transandinked #vitamint #transliberation #intersectionalfeminism at North Carolina

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5 days ago

Me, at 9, practicing to become a radicalized Lesbian intent on converting the Innocent into Devout Homosexualists and spreading Evil Socialism throughout the Land aka rehearsal for jumping out of a cardboard cake. Happy Early Valentime, World! #cantswim #erikporterfield #queerappalachia 💅💅💅 at Greensburg, Pennsylvania

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5 days ago

A year ago today, I learned important lessons about organizing and direct actions. Most importantly, that you won’t always get it right, but sometimes it’s more important to say something than nothing at all. Since last year, I’ve had the opportunity to learn SO MUCH more about the importance of strategy, power mapping, making demands, popular education, facilitation, direct actions, mobilizing folks, sanctuary, and base building via my time with @nc_ignite. I’m thankful for how much everyone around me has helped me grow and the community y’all have allowed me to be apart of. You have to take risk to grow and you have to take risk to create change.

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6 days ago

Sometimes people think its an exaggeration to say being open about one's queerness can put your life at risk, but if the words of a sitting West Virginia delegate--where he threats to kill his own children--aren't enough to convince you I don't know what is. #queerliberation #lgbt #lgbtq #queer Reposted from @queerappalachia - My #mercercounty representative #erikporterfield did a 20 minute long interview on the local news that absolutely broke my heart. This is just a 10 second excerpt of that 20 minutes. Link to full video interview in bio #allkindsarewelcomeherewv #queerappalachia - #regrann

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7 days ago

A long shot is still worth the try. Please give if you can or spread word. This could very easily be me. No shame if you can’t. ✌🏻🧡 IG: @f1retoallpr1s0ns • • • Repost @queerappalachia #queerappalachia #lgbtqhelp #help #groupeffort #governmentshutdown #rippleeffect #lgbtqia #crowdfunding #crowdsourcing #fundraiser #pleasehelp #lgbtq #redistributionofwealth #redistributethewealth #classism #racism #homophobia #trabsphobia #ablism #🌹 #queerswithpets #mobilize #giveback #payitforward

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8 days ago

I’ve been under the weather the majority of 2019. For someone who already struggles to love and accept my body’s capacities, having my body be uncooperative with every day tasks has left me pretty down. I’m finding comfort in this comparison. These photos are roughly a year apart. My body is capable of so much. My body has accomplished so so much. My body has changed so much. Thankful for this gentle reminder. ☺️💕 at Durham, North Carolina

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8 days ago

Support Radical Reading Drag Queens! . In solidarity with the amazing folks behind the Drag Queen Story Hour event in Five Forks and with all of the people planning to show up in support. . The event will take place February 17th, at the Five Forks Library, from 3-5 PM. . #dragqueenstoryhour #upstatesc #upstatepride #upstatepridesc #scpride #fiveforks #yeahthatgreenville #gvl #yeahthatgvl #greenvillesc #southcarolina #lgbtqia #lgbtq #queer #lgbt #lgbtqai #queersc #queerappalachia

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9 days ago

There’s been so much new information in the last month around our current #overdosecrisis coming out of Massachusetts & the #perduepharma lawsuit. This is a really great article to read to catch up on all of it (link in bio). 1. The Sackler family knew how addictive their drugs were & crafted a campaign that blamed the addicted for their own addiction. 2. They literally hired a PR firm to help them learn how do to “spin” grieving parents in a way that didn’t look so bad. 3. They constantly put profit over people and ignored the ever growing body count they were responsible for. 4. They took steps to patent Rx’s to help combat addiction. Creating a situation where they would make money off of the problem and solving it simultaneously. It’s time to hold the Sackler family accountable for their actions & every cultural institution that was willing to accept their dark money. Every person & organization that has enabled the Sackler’s to continue this opportunistic, machiavellian, cruel & deadly cycle needs to be held accountable. #shameonsackler #sacklerpain #sacklerliedpeopledied #takedowntheirname #harmreductioninappalachianow #relentlessart #bringtheruckus #queerappalachia

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9 days ago

About a week ago I shaved off all of my facial hair. I’m super excited to have a fresh start because I just found out I get to up my testosterone dosage 👏🏻☺️💕 • • • #transisbeautiful #transgender #queerappalachia #ftm #ftmtransguy #queer #transmenofig #queerfashion #transguy #trans #testosterone #transmasculine #topsurgery #lgbt #lgbtq #transpride #transandhappy #transandproud #queermen #gay #gaymen #tattoo #transandinked #vitamint #transliberation #intersectionalfeminism at Durham, North Carolina

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9 days ago

Attention vinyl lovers❤️ “Champion” on vinyl is waiting for you in Asheville @voltagerecordsnc downtown on Lexington and @harvestrecordsavl on the west side. Pick it up today and spin it while you’re waiting for the 3/29 show @ambrosewestavl to roll around! Don’t live in Asheville? Ships anywhere in the USA from our online store! Link in bio... #vinyllovers #queerfolk #tinaandherpony #harvestrecordsavl #voltagerecordsnc #queercountry #ambrosewestavl #828isgreat #avlent #queerappalachia #appalachainfeminist

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9 days ago

TODAY! 7pm @ @metmuseum join @nangoldinstudio’s @sacklerpain to DEMAND ACCOUNTABILITY & TRANSPARENCY from the cultural institutions that wash The Sackler’s money for them in plain sight, while giving them invaluable social & cultural equity. The Met is washing our blood off their money. The pharmaceutical industrial complex is following the same business plan that coal companies have. Appalachians have always been disposable for the right price—the coal camps were built on that business plan. Opioids have become another extractive economy like coal, ramps, morels, and natural gas. They finally put a price point on our dignity and actual lives. We must demand #opioidreperations, that money needs to be invested into the communities that they have made the most profit from, with the highest body counts. (None of the articles pictured are for the same town). #shameonsackler #sacklerpain #sacklerliedpeopledied #takedowntheirname #harmreductioninappalachianow #relentlessart #bringtheruckus #queerappalachia

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9 days ago

⚠️ Nestor Sighting! ⚠️ 🐈 Susan’s cousin, Travis “Catman” Saunders, has good news about Nestor. 🐈 It appears he’s alive and well, raising hell behind bars in rural Pennsylvania. 🐈 Travis is no stranger to cat-wrangling. 🐈 But will Nestor prove too slippery for him? 🐈 Stay tuned. And if you see Nestor, let us know! #comedy #susanfromcanton #cantonnc #northcarolina #asheville #gay #lgbt #queer #queerappalachia #cats #cat #catsofinstagram #catlover #catman #travis #comedyvideos #viralvideos #hilarious #funny #wtf #trending #justicefornestor #pornhub #jk #bobcat #redneck #bluecollarcomedy #hillbilly #country #southern at Asheville, North Carolina

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10 days ago

💜 this puppy 🐶

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10 days ago

Some days, I think our field goes on forever. Other days, when the blanket of fog hangs at the periphery of our fence line, I see just how small this world of ours is. at Pennsylvania

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11 days ago

We are still in full swing of our #ruralqueercoatdrive & government workers that are not being compensated for backpay are still reaching out. If you are in need of a winter coat, reach out @ queerappalachia@gmail.com & we will add you to the list. It’s first come first serve, we’re going down the list in order of the folks that were added onto it. This is an opportunity for you to engage in #mutualaid, #directaction & #praxis in our community. #buildbelovedcommunity #praxismakesperfect #queerappalachia #electricdirt

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11 days ago

“Cock sucker” vintage pale blue glazed planter, hand painted, Nora Rachel, 2018. Put a succulent in this baby, or hold your pens, either way, what a perfect naughty little cocksucker. AVAILABLE! DM to reserve. www.norarachelart.com #losangelesqueer #hardfemme #losangelesartist #queerart #feministart #queermonsters #queerappalachia #kitsch #vintagekitsch #succulentplanter #vintageplanter #cocksucker #gaysex #queersex #blowjob #naughty #eroticart #queerartist #genderqueerartist #genderqueer #naughtyart #sexpositive #sexualart #sexyart #sexuality

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12 days ago

Y’all! My brilliant and kind friend @liam_waller_ designed these super cute and super queer stickers. For the first batch Liam has generously decided to put 50% of the sticker proceeds towards my top surgery fund! 😭💕 The link for the stickers are in his bio! You can also look up Radical Kindred on Etsy! https://www.etsy.com/shop/RadicalKindred at North Carolina

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12 days ago

Y’all! My brilliant and kind friend @liam_waller_ designed these super cute and super queer stickers. For the first batch Liam has generously decided to put 50% of the sticker proceeds towards my top surgery fund! 😭💕 The link for the stickers are in his bio! You can also look up Radical Kindred on Etsy! https://www.etsy.com/shop/RadicalKindred at North Carolina

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12 days ago

@symonedsanders bringing🔥to @appstate tonight with a much needed message 💯. Really thankful for the opportunity to hear her speak!

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