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Systemic Racism

LGBTQIA Oppression

On this page you will find a sampling of resources related to LGBTQIA Discrimination and Oppression, broken down into the following sections:

Key Words for Social Justice/Anti-Oppression SearchesAnti-Black , Association Between, Bias, Disparity, Disproportionate, Effect, Gap, High Rate, Impact, Inequity, Inequality, Institutionalized Racism, Oppression, Racial Inequity Racist, Racism, Unconscious Bias, Violence, White Supremacy

LGBTQIA: Abuse, Asexual, Assault, Bisexual, Cultural Competence, Crimes Against, Criminalization, Dead Named, Discrimination, Employment, Erasure, Film and Television, Gay, Gender Binary, Gender Expression, Gender Identity, Genderqueer, Gendered Violence, Harassment, Hate Crime, Health Care, Heteronormativity, Homelessness, Homophobia, Housing Assignments in Incarcerated Settings, Intersex, Intersectional Oppression, Laws, Lesbian, #MeToo, Media Coverage, Mental Health, Minority Stress, Misgendered, Negative Health Outcomes, Police, Policy, Popular Culture, Prison, Queer, Questioning, Representation, Reproductive Justice, Sexual Minority, Social Media, Stress, Student Rights, Surveillance, Trans, Transphobic, Transgender, Trauma, Unequal Treatment, Victimization, Violence, Visibility,


book cover for  Inside this place, not of it : narratives from women's prisons by  Robin Ayelet Waldman

Video Clips

Source: Them. (2018, March 2). Trans Women Open Up About Their #MeToo Sexual Assault Experiences. YouTube.

Source: Vice News. (2021, February 24). Violence Against Black Trans Women Is One of the US' Deadliest Epidemics. YouTube.

Source: Mic. (2017, December 29). Walking While Trans. YouTube.

Source: NowThis News. (2020. April 7). COVID-19 Hits LGBTQ+ Communities Harder Than Most. YouTube.

Source: PBS News Hour. (2019, May 24). Why violence against transgender Americans is a crisis that’s under reported. YouTube.

Source: NBC Chicago. (2020, November 9). LGBTQ Community Shares Experiences with Discrimination, Racism. YouTube.

Source: ABC News. (2020, October 20). ‘Black Trans Lives Matter’: Activists call for inclusion in racial justice movement. YouTube.

Source: Vox. (2018, August 16). How ID laws can put trans people in danger. YouTube.

Source: PBS NewsHour. (2021, March 30). Record number of bills look to restrict trans rights in the U.S. YouTube.

Source: NBC News. (2020, February 29). Female Transgender Prisoners Ask To Move Out of Male Prisons. YouTube.

Source: NowThis News. (2018, December 30). Why LGBTQ+ Migrants on 'the Caravan' Face Unique Struggles. YouTube.


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