"Blackness is inherently queer."
- Beverly Guy Sheftall
In this conversation, Queer and Trans activists - Larry Fellows III, Bryanna Jenkins, Samantha Master, and Hari Ziyad - sit down with moderator Alex Hardy to discuss media and societies portrayal of Queer and Trans people of color, accountability, and how our communities fit into the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Alex Hardy, runs The Colored Boy blog; and has written for EBONY.com, CNN.com, Gawker, Saint Heron and Huffington Post, as well as Very Smart Brothas and Abernathy Magazine, where he serves as Senior Writer.
Bryanna A. Jenkins, a Transgender Activist and Advocate based out of Baltimore, MD. She is the Founding Member and Director of The Baltimore Transgender Alliance.
Larry Fellows III
Hari Ziyad, the editor-in-chief of RaceBaitR.com, and his work has been featured on Gawker, Out, Mic, Black Girl Dangerous, The Feminist Wire and Young Colored and Angry.
Samantha Master, writer whose work has appeared in The Root, The Advocate, and diverse issues in higher ed, and she's a member of the Black Youth Project 100.
Larry Fellows III, activist from St. Louis, MO, currently based in Brooklyn, NY. Co-founder and former member of Millenial Activist United. Currently works as a social media manager.