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Black LGBT Lives Matter Protest
June 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This will be a peaceful protest outside the Miamisburg Civic Center for our LGBT black brothers and sisters who are discriminated against and killed.
This will be a demonstration for every single LGBT black man and woman who has been killed and/or discriminated against.
We will also be protesting the recent murder of Dominique Fells and local trans woman of color Riah Milton, who was killed in Liberty Township.
*Please bring signs and your voices
*Bring enough water for yourself and others, don’t be selfish
*You may bring a face mask but it is not required that you wear one
*You may dress up in drag, bring your flag, but don’t be a drag, just be a queen
*If you are homophobic, transphobic, racist or any other kind of bigot, you are not welcomed, we do not want any KKKs, White Nationalists or Fundamental Bible Bashers, they will not be tolerated
*Bring your phones, cameras/other recording devices and record everything/anything that happens
*Please be respectful to others just as you want to be respected
*Do not bring any weapons or firearms of ANY kind, we want to remain peaceful
*Allies are welcome to join us
IN THE SCENARIO OF AN EMERGENCY:
*Please do not bring any children under the age of 17
*Plan a meet up space in case of emergencies
*If you have any medical problems please bring your medication, inhaler, epipen, insulin, etc
*Bring your IDs
*Ladies/Trans-Men who menustrate please bring pads, do not wear tampons if you are arrested, you may not have a chance to change
*Don’t go alone, if you can help it – go
with an affinity group or some friends
who know you well
DEALING WITH TEARGAS:
*Avoid use of oils & lotions because
they can trap the chemicals and thereby
*Gas masks provide the best facial
protection, if properly fitted and sealed.
Alternatively, goggles, respirators, or a
wet bandana over the nose & mouth will
*STAY CALM. Panicking increases the
irritation. Breathe slowly and remember
it is only temporary
*Blow your nose, rinse your mouth,
cough & spit. Try not to swallow
*Wearing contacts: you must
remove the lenses or get someone to
remove them for you, with CLEAN,
uncontaminated fingers. Destroy the
lenses after exposure
*DO NOT RUB IT IN
*Use an eye flush using a solution of
half liquid antacid and half water. This
only applies to aluminum hydroxide or
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS:
*Freedom of Expression and Assembly:
Everyone has the right to carry their
opinion to the streets.
*Protection of the Right to Freedom
of Assembly: Law enforcement must
facilitate and not restrict a peaceful
*Freedom from excessive use of force:
In the policing of non-violent protests,
police must avoid the use of force.
*Right to Medical Assistance: If you
are injured you have a right to medical
assistance without delay.
*Freedom from Arbitrary Arrest and
Detention: If you are arrested you have
a right to be told of the reason for your
arrest, you also have the right promptly
after your arrest to have access to a
lawyer and to your family.
*Right to Complain: If your rights
have been violated you have a right
to file a complaint and to be provided
information on how to do so.