In the panel “Politics, Activism, & Writing through a Black & POC LGBTQIA+ framework,”
hear what it means today—right now—to be a BIPOC LGBTQIA+ writer and activist within a white supremacist cis-gender heteronormative dominated world. This is a conversation where panelists will share what activism & writing means to them as a BIPOC LGBTQIA+ creators.
Author Bios (from photo left to right, top to bottom)
Kai M. Green is a writer, poet, filmmaker, and scholar. He is currently working on a memoir entitled, 'A Body Made Home'. He is an Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Williams College.
Zach Stafford is an award-winning journalist who recently served as the editor-in-chief of 'The Advocate' and host of the morning show 'AM2DM'.
féi hernandez (b. 1993 Chihuahua, Mexico) is an Inglewood-raised immigrant trans non-binary visual artist, writer, and healer.
Ianne Fields Stewart (pronouns: she/her/they/them) is a black, queer, lesbian, and nonbinary transfeminine New York-based storyteller working at the intersection of theatre and activism, and the founder of The Okra Project and co-organized Brooklyn Liberation: A Rally for Black Trans Lives where she delivered a speech in front of 15,000 people who gathered to march for Black lives.
edxi is a Afro Pinay Siksika trans multimedia cultural worker. Her work entails political education while providing material support to marginalized & colonized communities. Creating art/media for the sake of propagating resistance culture, counter narrative and collective liberatory projects that spark discourse, sources of healing, critical thought, dialogue, and mutual aid.