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Black Lives Matter and the LGBTQI Community

  • Commonwealth Club 555 Post Street San Francisco, CA, 94102 United States (map)

Alicia Garza, Co-Founder, Black Lives Matter; Special Projects Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance; Activist; Writer; Community Grand Marshal [Organization] of San Francisco Pride 2016, As Part of Black Lives Matter

Darnell Moore, Senior Correspondent, Mic; Co-Managing/Editor; The Feminist Wire; Writer-in-residence, Center on African American Religion, Sexual Politics and Social Justice at Columbia University.

Aria Sa'id serves as Programs Director for the St. James Infirmary - a peer-based occupational health and safety clinic for sex workers and their families in San Francisco. She previously worked with the Center for Excellence for Transgender Health at the UCSF Department of Medicine in research that seeks to advance transgender women of color's access to health and wellness. 

Barbara Smith, Black Feminist Author and Activist; Co-Founder, the Combahee River Collective; Co-Founder, Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press; Special Community Projects Coordinator/Equity Agenda for the City of Albany, New York—Moderator

Come celebrate San Francisco Pride Month with INFORUM!

Join INFORUM and SF Pride for a celebration of San Francisco's LGBTQI history and a powerful discussion about the work still needing to be done to ensure equal rights and racial and economic justice (this year's SF Pride theme!) for all, focused on the Black Lives Matter movement.

With a particular emphasis on trans rights, advocates and spokespeople will discuss their experiences convening diverse allies and communities, and will share their unique insights on the successes they’ve achieved and the challenges they still face in ensuring justice for all.