Two Spirit Nation Rejects Supreme Court Decision…

“Monday the Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in favor of a Colorado bakery’s discrimination against LGBTQ2s couples, citing an exemption due to religious freedom. This is one of many attacks against the Two Spirit community who stays resilient in the face of racism, homophobia, and transphobia every day.” ICT Editorial Team

Two Spirit Nation

Excerpt: Two Spirit Nation rejects Supreme Court decision, citing sovereignty rights ICT Editorial Team

“Two Spirit is a term that was coined in the 90s as an umbrella term to describe the cultural role and blessing of Two Spirited people that possess both the masculine and feminine perspectives amongst Indigenous cultures of Turtle Island (Canada, North America & Mexico).

Flag Raising ceremony. TSN

They were honored as healers, leaders, mediators, liaisons, foster parents, warriors and vessels. In 2016, we most recently reclaimed a strong and leading presence at Oceti Sakowin (Standing Rock), as Two Spirit Warriors amongst our water protectors.siblings. ‘It’s not right” Says Henry/Helina Brings Plenty, a Two Spirit youth, Oglala Lakota Sioux/Northern Cheyenne/Azetca Mexica ‘At their wedding, everyone should deserve a chance to feel special on a day they want to feel special — regardless if they are gay or straight.’

‘It is our youth that is the destination for our liberation, and we must show them how these laws are colonized’ Says Court Morse, Two Spirit Nation Field Director. “They are watching us to see how we must stay resilient…’The Two Spirit Nation will continue to move forward in their advocacy for all Two Spirit people.”

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