We believe wholeheartedly that food and land are at the core of our liberation. Furthermore, food sovereignty is not something we can look to the state to provide for us but is something we must dream and build up for ourselves.
The state does not, and never will, protect all of us. And by “us,” we encompass anyone who is marginalized in this country along the axes of race, gender, sexuality, class, and citizenship.
In the collective’s analysis of the multiple ways LGBTGNC people are targeted by the police, such as police harassment and arresting victims of violence, they argue that we cannot understand these challenges as solely issues of sexuality or gender. Instead, they are also issues of race, class, ability, and citizenship.