Southerners On New Ground (SONG) is a regional Queer Liberation organization made up of people of color, immigrants, undocumented people, people with disabilities, working class and rural and small town, LGBTQ people in the South. It believes that it is bound together by a shared desire for ourselves, each other, and its communities to survive and thrive. It believes that Community Organizing is the best way for the people to build collective power and transform the South. Out of this belief it is committed to building freedom movements rooted in southern traditions like community organizing, political education, storytelling, music, breaking bread, resistance, humor, performance, critical thinking, and celebration.
SONG builds a beloved community of LGBTQ people in the South who are ready and willing to do its part to challenge oppression in order to bring about liberation for ALL people. It develops leadership, build our membership base, and identify and carry out community organizing projects and campaigns. All of its work strives to bring together marginalized communities to work towards justice and liberation for all people.