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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

Pacific School of Religion
Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, PhD | Knowing intimately that the borderlands are a place of learning and growth, Robyn draws on their identity and heritage as a queer Latin@ in everything that they do.  From doubt to divine and everywhere in between, their call as an activist-theologian demands the vision to disrupt hegemony and colonialist structures of multi-layered oppression.  As an anti-oppression, anti-racist, non-binary... Read More →


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

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