Dr. Kaila Adia Story is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies and Pan-African Studies, and the Audre Lorde Endowed Chair in Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Louisville. She is also the co-creator, co-producer and co-host of WFPL’s Strange Fruit: Musings on Politics, Pop Culture & Black Gay Life, an award-winning eight year running weekly podcast focusing on social justice and pop culture. Dr. Story was also a part of NBC’sinaugural #Pride30, which featured LGBTQ+ community leaders and change makers.
- Understanding how the current uprisings relate directly to the Stonewall uprisings.
- How Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera were integral to these uprisings.
- How Black queer and trans lives and freedom are directly tied to queer liberation.
- How white queer and trans communities need to unlearn racism and how this unlearning is integral and vital to queer liberation.