Facing Race: A National Conference in St. Louis, MO — November 20-22, 2024

Queer and Trans People of Color Art Saves Lives: Testimonies on Pasts, Presents, and Future

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Saturday, 11/15
1:50 pm to 3:20 pm

Collectively, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna Samarasinha, Cherry Galette, Luna Merbruja, and Nia King have been curating, performing, and documenting queer and trans people of color's art activism for over 30 years. In this informative and interactive session, the four will discuss the importance, challenges, and rewards of creating QTPOC history through touring, performing, and archiving queer and trans people of color's stories of resistance, love, and survival.