Our team at Tragic Beautiful has watched (& taken part in) the developing global civil uprising against systemic and generational racism. Here in Australia, we have added our voice to the growing number of individuals and businesses who say FUCK RACISM and call for an end to the unjust treatment of Indigenous Australians, First Nations peoples, and all POC in our country. We want to live in a world that celebrates cultural diversity and that treats all people with respect, empathy and trust.
It's time for change.
To this end, we are supporting two amazing causes through the sale of a FUCK RACISM t-shirt and hoodie. 100% of proceeds from sales will be split between:
A national advocacy platform for Aboriginal and Torrest Strait Islander Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Transgender and Intersex (LGBQTI) peoples. As well as advocacy, Black Rainbow offers a range of resources and practical help to this community, including: community micro-grants to assist with hosting Indigenous LGBQTI community events, pre-paid phones with data to members of the community who may be homeless, leaving a domestic violence relationship or victims of the justice system, and amplifying the voices of people in this community through partnership with IndigenousX.
To find out more about Black Rainbow or to donate directly, visit their website http://www.blackrainbow.org.au/
In Western Australia, people with no criminal convictions can be imprisoned if they are unable to pay their fines. This law disproportionately affects single Aboriginal mothers, and the response of imprisonment to poverty and homelessness is unjust. Additionally, more fees, fines and charges are arbitrarily added to the original fine amount, putting many women into the position of never being able to free themselves and remain separated from their children. Thanks to the many voices amplifying this issue over recent months, the WA government is gearing up to debate whether to scrap this legislation. In the meantime, Sisters Inside is raising funds to pay the fines, free women from prison and vacate outstanding warrants.
To donate directly to this program, visit their gofundme https://au.gofundme.com/f/bfvnvt-freethepeople
Read more about Sisters Inside and their other programs here https://sistersinside.com.au/
The shirt is available in sizes XS-5XL and hoodie XS-3XL. They are being made locally and by an ethical indie business
THESE ITEMS ARE PREORDER - They are being made and printed now and should be ready within 2 weeks. Anything else you order in the same transaction will be put aside to be sent when the shirt or hoodie is ready.
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