The Black Lives Matter movement and LGTBQIA rights have a long and intricate history of being intertwined. To go beyond June as the month of Intersectional Pride, we are providing resources to support the daily affirmation and validation of LGTBQIA+ people.
The theory of Intersectionality is the study of overlapping or intersecting social identities and their related systems of oppression, domination, and discrimination. In this article, Dr. Nicole Caridad Ralston, Associate Director of Education and Programming at Beloved Community uplifts and unpacks the theory of Intersectionality with its developer Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw.
Whether you're just becoming familiar with gender diversity or ready to start a gay-straight alliance at your school, teach the facts about sex assigned at birth, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, and learn how to advocate for LGBTQ youth. You can also type "Intersectionality" in the Learning for Justice search engine to find additional resources to help you and your colleagues shape inclusive policies, empower vulnerable students and foster advocacy among all students.
As the national conversation around racial justice and equality for Black people grows in volume and scope, many Black LGBTQ young people are facing difficult conversations with people who are uninformed about race, queer identities, or the intersection of both.
It’s hard to find queer voices within Asian American history. They’re often erased from both mainstream LGBTQ and Asian American narratives — but thanks to the work of some brilliant historians and community activists, that’s beginning to change. In recent years, more of these stories have become available online in the form of archives, films, and other digital projects. Here are 10 completely free online resources from Denshō Blog to explore these stories.
This page houses a collection of resources that can be used as educational tools for people who may want to learn more about a range of LGBTQ+ identities, how LGBTQ+ identities can interact with other social identities (such as race, socio-economic status, and ability status), and who are interested in obtaining resources and support surrounding LGBTQ+ identities.