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S2E4: Transgender Inclusion, Uplifting LGBTQ+ Voices, and Building Bridges between Communities with James Demers

May 03, 2021 Alicia & Marcie Season 2 Episode 4
(Ex)clusion
S2E4: Transgender Inclusion, Uplifting LGBTQ+ Voices, and Building Bridges between Communities with James Demers
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S2E4: Transgender Inclusion, Uplifting LGBTQ+ Voices, and Building Bridges between Communities with James Demers
May 03, 2021 Season 2 Episode 4
Alicia & Marcie

James Demers (He/Him) has worked as a professional facilitator and LGBTQ diversity educator for 9 years and as a community builder for 14 years. Working across a variety of sectors in Treaty 7 Territory (Mo'kinsis) and around the world. He is also a trans activist, athlete, bunny dad, performer, public speaker, and lucky drag producer with Fake Mustache. He has committed his life and career to uplifting LGBTQ voices and building bridges of understanding between all of us. 

Local Resources for Education and Support Services

Indigiqueer and Two Spirit Education/ Speakers

Further Education and Media Recommendations Podcasts

Books - Can be found on www.goodreads.com

  • Stonewall: The Riots that Sparked the Gay Revolution by David Carter
  • And the Band Played On by Randy Shilts
  • Transgender History by Susan Stryker
  • Our Past Matters: Stories of Gay Calgary by Kevin Allen
  • I’m Afraid of Men by Vivek Shraya- local U of C Professor and artist
  • So You Want to Talk About Race- by Ijeoma Oluo
  • Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad
  • The Skin We're In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power by Desmond Cole
  • How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
Show Notes

James Demers (He/Him) has worked as a professional facilitator and LGBTQ diversity educator for 9 years and as a community builder for 14 years. Working across a variety of sectors in Treaty 7 Territory (Mo'kinsis) and around the world. He is also a trans activist, athlete, bunny dad, performer, public speaker, and lucky drag producer with Fake Mustache. He has committed his life and career to uplifting LGBTQ voices and building bridges of understanding between all of us. 

Local Resources for Education and Support Services

Indigiqueer and Two Spirit Education/ Speakers

Further Education and Media Recommendations Podcasts

Books - Can be found on www.goodreads.com

  • Stonewall: The Riots that Sparked the Gay Revolution by David Carter
  • And the Band Played On by Randy Shilts
  • Transgender History by Susan Stryker
  • Our Past Matters: Stories of Gay Calgary by Kevin Allen
  • I’m Afraid of Men by Vivek Shraya- local U of C Professor and artist
  • So You Want to Talk About Race- by Ijeoma Oluo
  • Me and White Supremacy: Combat Racism, Change the World, and Become a Good Ancestor by Layla F. Saad
  • The Skin We're In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power by Desmond Cole
  • How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi