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A Conversation with LGBTQ+ People of Color

Join us for a conversation with LGBTQ+ People of Color about forming their identity within the LGBTQ+ community. This conversation is brought to you by the Wagner College Center for Intercultural Advancement, the College of Staten Island LGBTQ Resource Center, and Pride Center of Staten Island.

Being LGBTQ+ can already come with its struggles, but being a person of color can add further complexities. This panel discussion will focus on the experiences of LGBTQ+ people of color, their coming out process, acceptance in the LGBTQ+ community, and how they operate in the world. The goal of this panel discussion is to create a safe space through which we can explore topics of identity and bring together LGBTQ+ POC and their allies on our campuses.​

Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

CSI Panelists:
Kadja Manuel – Student, Veteran, NYPIRG
Saadia Toor – Associate Professor, Sociology & Anthropology
Sohomjit Ray – Assistant Professor, English