If you are outraged at the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, and other black men and women –

If you want to be allies in achieving the goals of the LGBTQ2S community and Black Lives Matter, and in particular the Black Lives Matter-Toronto chapter’s action at Toronto’s Pride Parade –

If you are a white person who, like me, is outraged, devastated, made sick by how black people and other marginalized communities are continually, violently oppressed by this system built on fear, power, and racism – by the system that we are part of, and complicit in –

Dear well-meaning white friends, if this is you – as it is me – this is what we need to do.

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