What Are You?
Microaggressions and LGBTQ Identities

What Are You? - Microaggressions and LGBTQ Identities
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em

heart warming but lacking diversity. queer people of color exist too!

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C

thank you for this comment Em

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Barbara Diamond

After a screening of What Are You, one of the viewers emailed me the next day. She had gone home and talked to her teenage daughter about the film. Her daughter came out to her during the discussion. How amazing!

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