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Queer Women of Color Experience a “Trifecta of Discrimination”

QLIC_sad black lesbianFilmmaker Sekiya Dorsettexplains the difficulty queer woman of color experience navigating  multi-dimensional prejudice and discrimination from family, friends and community.  

Women of color exist on the outskirts of LGBTQ advocacy. Being shut out by both the African-American community and the queer community is a common way of life for us. Not only are we constantly pushing for recognition and visibility as women, as African Americans, and as lesbians among society, but we have to fight for our existence to be validated by the major powers within the LGBTQ community at large.

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