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Sasha Fleischman

We Need to Name Hate to Prevent It From Spreading

Patrice O'Neill | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Patrice O'Neill

As a nation, we have to grapple with events such as these in ways that collectively deepen our understanding of the intersections between race, class and gender at every level. We need to ask: How can we bring our communities together to end intolerance, hate and violence?

LOOK: Attacked Agender Teen Gets Awesome Show Of Support

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

EDITOR'S NOTE: The subject of this story identifies as agender, so we are using "they, their, them," although male pronouns were used in many of the o...

Agender Teen Speaks Out After Being Severely Burned In Alleged Hate Crime

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

EDITOR'S NOTE: The subject of this story identifies as agender, so we are using "they, their, them," although male pronouns were used in many of the o...

How Hate Happens

Jason Cohen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jason Cohen

For the past year and half I have worked on a documentary entitled Facing Fear, which tells the story of a gay teenager who was beaten by neo-Nazis and left for dead. Like Sasha Fleischman, Matthew Boger was attacked because of his perceived sexual orientation.

A Letter to My Community After My Child Was Lit on Fire

Karl Fleischman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Karl Fleischman

None of us can know the mind of the kid who lit a flame to Sasha's skirt, but I have a feeling that if he had seen Sasha's skirt as an expression of another kid's unique, beautiful self and had smiled and thought, "I hella love Oakland," I wouldn't be writing this now.

Students To Make INCREDIBLE Statement Of Solidarity With Attacked 'Agender' Teen

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

EDITOR'S NOTE: The subject of this story identifies as agender, so we are using "they, their, them," although Sasha's mother uses male pronouns in her...

Agender Teen Recovering After Having Skirt Set On Fire

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

EDITOR'S NOTE: The subject of this story identifies as agender, so we are using "they, their, them," although Sasha's mother uses male pronouns in her...