INTERSECTIONALITY AND ANTI RACIST ACTIVISM
During the third Feminist and Queer Solidarities Beyond Borders workshop, Faith Mkwesha from SahWira Africa International gave a keynote lecture, ‘Mobilizing transnational solidarity using online petitions: #ProtectBlackGirlsToo campaign’ on 20th April 2021. Faith discussed the importance of transnational solidarity in advocating for the decolonization of humanitarian appeals that are grounded in white saviorism ideology, racism, classism, and sexism. You can read more about this lecture in the 'Futher Reading' section below.
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Mobilizing Transnational Solidarities Using Online Petitions: #ProtectBlackGirlsToo Campaign
Faith Mkwesha, SahWira Africa International
Keynote speech from April 2022 workshop
The Combahee River Collective Statement
The link to the right is a reading of the statement in Russian
English text can be found here
Russian text can be found here (translated by Lesya Pagulich and Tatsiana Shchurko)
Islamia Queeristi (Islamic Queerist)
Project - Finnish
The project, which maintains a decolonizing queer perspective, seeks to challenge prevailing notions of Islam as a monolithic manifestation of the cisheteropatriarchate and to bring long-silenced queer Muslims to the center of the Islamic debate.