When Black Lives Matter Meets Gay Pride

1. Reflection Questions

Why is it important to acknowledge the role that Bayard Rustin played in the Civil Rights movement? 

How can voices who hold multiple oppressed identities inform the way that social justice work happens in your community?

2. Take Action

Organize. The Gender and Sexuality Network is a youth-led grassroots organization focused on uniting trans and queer youth to fight for racial and gender justice. They also support young people in building or growing GSA clubs or student organizations within your school community. Find out more about how you can start a campaign or apply for the Southern California Youth Council on the GSA Network SoCal website.

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3. Healing + Resilience

Set goals. There are so many ways to get involved in issues that matter to you and sometimes looking at all of them can be overwhelming. Getting into the practice of setting clear and realistic goals can help you to navigate a dream, goal or action that seems daunting at first sight. Here’s a beginner’s guide to setting goals from Khan Academy, a global leadership training program.  

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