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Thursday, June 23 • 1:45pm - 3:15pm
Bridging with Difference: Decentering Whiteness in the LGBTQI Movement 

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The LGBTQI movement has historically been driven predominantly by white concerns and financed largely by cis, white, gay men. This has produced a movement that has propelled us toward marriage equality at the expense of those on the margins and the issues that affect them most immediately. How can a queer non-binary Trans*gressive Latin@ and a cis white lesbian build a sustainable bridge to decenter the overwhelming logic of whiteness that frames our movement? This session will explore our ongoing collaboration and commitment to bridge building that decolonizes the logic of dominance and intentionally lives into the politics of radical difference.

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Dr. Robyn Henderson-Espinoza

Activist Theologian
Dr. Robyn, named 1 of 10 Faith Leaders to watch in 2018 by the Center for American Progress, works in the hybrid spaces of church, academy, & movements. Dr. Robyn is an anti-oppression, anti-racist, non-binary Trans*gressive Latinx. Dr. Robyn takes seriously their call as an activist... Read More →

Thursday June 23, 2016 1:45pm - 3:15pm EDT
Room 5A