LGBT+ in Latin America & Caribbean

Event date

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location

Zoom

Who's invited

Campus Community & Public

Contact

Carolina Alfaro

Phone

(209) 667-3511

Email

CAlfaro@csustan.edu
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Accessibility Information

Persons with disabilities who need accommodations or have questions about access may contact the program sponsoring the event, as listed above.

Event Details

Critical LGBT+ Perspectives in Latin America and the Caribbean: Western LGBT+ culture is often promoted in the Global South in imperial ways. As a result, neoliberal and nationalist agendas often incorporate LGBT+ discourses and identities as a political or marketing strategy to appear more progressive, inclusive, and "modern" while excluding marginalized LGBT+ perspectives and grassroots mobilization. Thus, this event will focus on critical LGBT+ perspectives in Latin America and the Caribbean by featuring speakers who will discuss their experiences, art, and activism. This workshop will be facilitated mostly in Spanish.

Co-sponsored by the WCCC & The Ethnic Studies program.

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