David Booth is a social justice advocate and activist dedicated in the movements for prison abolition and sex offense policy reform. He is the Executive Director and founder of the Sex Law and Policy (SLAP) Center, a nonprofit working to educate about and advocate for sex offense policy reform. Recognizing that registries are ineffective policy tools, SLAP Center works to break down stigmas and change the narrative around people convicted for sex crimes- especially those surrounding queer and trans registrants. He also volunteers his time serving on the Leadership Circle for Black and Pink, the National LGBT/HIV Criminal Justice Working Group, and as a Beyond the Bars Fellow at Columbia University. David believes no one is disposable and strives to uproot all forms of oppression so that queer and transfolk can live safe, full, and beautiful lives free from the grasp of the prison industrial complex.
Despite the Supreme Court’s landmark marriage equality ruling in 2015, queer and trans people’s ability to freely express our gender and sexual identities remains under attack in the ...On March 2, 2018 / By David Booth
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