Intersections: Black and Queer; Demanding Justice, Making Change on June 21

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CARBONDALE — The Rainbow Cafe LGBT Youth Center and Southern Illinois Pridefest will be hosting an online watch party and panel discussion on the intersection of race and queerness on Sunday, June 21.

From the Facebook event:

Virtual Watch Party of Frameline Voices’ documentary, “Pay it No Mind: The Life and Times of Marsha P. Johnson” with panel to follow. Join moderator Caleb R. McKinley-Portee, 4th year PhD student of Dept. of Communication Studies at SIUC and co-host of Isn’t It Queer on WDBX with our panelists to explore the intersections of race, ethnicity, Queerness and activism.

Panel includes:
Reverend Marcus Fogliano
Holliday Maxwell, former Rainbow Cafe Youth and Southern Il Pride Fest Volunteer
Michael Coleman, Local Activist and SIUC Student
Danette Marie Patton, MA, ABD; Visiting Assistant Professor, Communication and Rhetoric, Coe College
Elise Malary, Chicago Therapy Collective’s Community Outreach Specialist and Core Organizer

The watch party and panel will be hosted on Zoom; preregister at the EventBrite link included to receive a confirmation email with Zoom access.

The free tickets are available through the Facebook event page or EventBrite.



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