Join GLAAD, Gilead COMPASS Initiative, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, Southern AIDS Coalition, and Wake Forest University School of Divinity as we convene the HIV Stigma and Faith Summit, a three-day summit to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Southern region of the United States. Each day is themed to drive conversation and share best practices around HIV stigma, faith, and explore Black and LGBTQ issues in the South.
Day Three: At the Intersections of Blackness and Queerness in the South
This panel conversation explores Black allyship and LGBTQ identities while living and thriving in the South. Centered in uplifting unheard voices, this panel will feature a key moderator with panelists of lived experiences as they share their stories.
Raquel Willis, Award-winning Writer and Activist
Ian Haddock, Executive Director, The Normal Anomaly Initiative
Dwyane Williams, Program Manager, AIDS United
Jennifer Barnes Balenciaga, LGBTQ Liaison for State Representative Park Cannon, District 58 Atlanta, GA
Diamond Stylz, Executive Director of Black Trans Women Inc., Producer and Creator of Marsha’s Plate podcast.
Skyy Banks, Founder, HER Initiative
Jasmine Tasaki, Executive Director, WeCareTN