Billy Porter Gives A Brief History of Queer Political Action

1. Reflection Questions

What did you learn here that you have not learned anywhere else? 

What was most surprising to you in this video? 

2. Take Action

Know your rights. There have often been times in history where people with structural power try to deny, discourage, or threaten others for showing up and demanding their rights. 

Have you been in a situation where you wondered what your rights were as a trans or gender-nonconforming student? As an immigrant? Or in an encounter with police? Use the ACLU’s website to learn more about the rights that you have as a young trans or gender non-conforming person on and off-campus.

See more
3. Healing + Resilience

Get connected. Meeting new people that share similar experiences, identities, or histories to you is one way to build a network of support around you and your needs.

Through the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lifeworks programs, you can get connected to other youth through weekly meetings, an adult mentor, or youth around the state at their annual Models of Pride Youth Conference. 

See more
Can’t find what you’re looking for?