You might think that having the common denominator of oppression would coalesce LBGTQ id-entities around a mission for resistance and interruption. Race, however, is so endemic to our social order that it elicits quite the opposite. Racism, both inside and out of communities of color, has wreaked immeasurable harm to LBGTQ people of all ages, income, and stations in life – harm from which we must pursue and find healing. Race, and its attending aspects of power and privilege, delivers harm across gender identities, gender-fluid identities, and youth identities. This multi-layered session deepens our Courageous Conversationä to explore and examine how White supremacy manages social traffic through these identity intersections and how to dismantle it wherever it lives.
BEYOND THE RAINBOW: COURAGEOUS INTERRACIAL HEALING THROUGH THE INTERSECTION OF RACE, SEXUALITY, AND GENDER