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Articulating a Politics of (Multiple) Identities: LGBT Sexuality in Racial/Ethnic Communities

In this conversation, Mignon Moore discusses issues related to African American LGBT people who are living, worshipping, and socializing in their racial communities.

When: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, 5 p.m.

Where: MultiCultural Ctr., Channel Islands Rd., UCSB, CA

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Lectures

Description:

They claim unity in spaces that have simultaneously internalized homophobic violence AND unconditional love for Black LGBT people. But what does it mean for them to be articulating a visible gay identity in contexts that are filled with inconsistencies? Mignon R. Moore is Associate Professor of Sociology and Vice-Chair and Director of Graduate Affairs in African American Studies at UCLA. Her book Invisible Families: Gay Identities, Relationships and Motherhood among Black Women was published in 2011.

Phone: 805-893-8411

Event posted Jan. 8, 2013
Last updated Jan. 8, 2013

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