Pronouns: They, Them, Theirs
LGBTQIA and Everything In-between: An Introduction to the Language of Queer Identities
Bio: Christian Blackwell specializes in language and trans inclusivity. Christian is trans, and identifies off the gender binary (non-binary) and uses they/them pronouns. Christian graduated with a B.S. in Social Work from Stockton University in 2016. Christian has presented for a number of organizations, most recently Black Lives Matter and the New Jersey Students of Color Conference (NJSOCC), on queer identity, language, transgender inclusivity, and the intersections of these topics. Christian currently works as a Case Manager at a social service agency with at-risk youth.
LGBTQIA and Everything In-between: An Introduction to the Language of Queer Identities– |
Let’s face it, the acronym LGBTQIA can sometimes look like alphabet soup—and why are labels so significant? We’re all humans after all, right? Through identifying and partnering yourself with other members of LGBTQIA community you can ensure that you are living your most intersectional life and not stepping on toes of others in your work. In this presentation each letter of our alphabet soup will be combed over, and light will be shed on identities that are even left out of the pot!