Using Our Voices: Storytelling with Black Queer & Trans Communities
Date & Time
Monday, January 31, 2022, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Organized by TC Caldwell (they/them) Arts & Communications Director and Quentin Bell (he/him) Executive Director, The Knights & Orchids Society

The Knights & Orchids Society (TKO Society) is a Southern-centered grassroots startup based in Selma, Alabama, supporting gender justice and LGBTQ visibility, founded and led by Black, queer, transgender, and gender non-conforming people. TKO Society's co-founder and Executive Director Quentin Bell and Arts & Communications Director and poet TC Caldwell will talk about their experience using poetry and storytelling as a medium to help start conversations, collaborations, and better relationships for Black queer and trans Communities, especially Black queer and trans youth. They will share methods and strategies for engaging these communities through storytelling.

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