On Sunday, June 28th, Edmontonian took up the street amidst the BILL 1: Bill 1, the Critical Infrastructure Defence Act, 2nd Sess, 30th Leg, Alberta, 2020. Criminalizing Protests and Encroaching on Aboriginal and Treaty Rights to Match and Rally on streets with Black Trans lives Matter Stonewall. The event took place at Churchill Square in Edmonton, with speakers and performers demanding protection and a call for justice.
The event spoke on the importance of Black Lives Matter as a movement and why the queer community must use their voice so that our community demonstrates that Black Trans Lives Matter. Disproportionately impacted by nearly every social measure we have, our Black Trans family needs to hear our community rally in support of their equity and justice.