Pride Month Events @AmericanCulturalCentre, Windhoek

 

Now, I hereby invite you, dear reader, do join us for the LGBT events at the American Cultural Centre, Windhoek, for the LGBT community events and film festival:

Wednesday, June 20 – Live #PrideMonth Webchat @ 17:00

Featuring community leaders discussing way to encourage dialogue and promote #LGBTI inclusion. 

Speaker biographies (make no assumptions about their gender, except for Father O’Brien who is clearly a man since he is part of the Roman Catholic Church).

Father Kevin O’Brien, SJ is currently the dean of the Jesuit School of Theology at Santa Clara University.  He frequently gives talks around the country.  Prior to joining Santa Clara, O’Brien taught at Georgetown University’s Department of Theology.  There he also held the position of vice president of Mission and Ministry where he headed inter-faith campus ministry programs. He received “internet fame” for his take on the Merry Christmas v Happy Holidays controversy where he takes a very inclusive view.  He is a lawyer by training.

Sabrina Kent recently moved up to chief of staff at the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.  She works with leadership to advocate for economic empowerment of LGBT- owned businesses both within the U.S. and globally.  Kent also leads the organization’s internship program, mentoring youth.  Recent work includes participation on the Global Team with a focus on India.

Braden Schrag is a sergeant with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department assigned to the Office of Community Engagement. This unit works in every religious and cultural community in Las Vegas and focuses on prevention, intervention, and outreach in all sectors with a focus on gangs, human trafficking, countering violent extremism, refugee integration and connection, and proactive jail programming.  His law enforcement experience includes supervision, instruction, intergovernmental services, homeland security, and program development.

Friday, June 22 – Movie & Discussion: “Pariah” @ 17:30

A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression.

Friday, June 29 – Movie & Discussion: “Moonlight” @ 17:30

A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young, African-American, gay man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

 

Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me on writinghealth@gmail.com

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Wannabe Epidemiologist? Wannabe med anthro person? I guess. Christian, scientist (not Christian scientist), i mean like I studied molecular biology and I part of the RC Church. I also completed a Masters of Public Health, at the University of Cape Town, in Epidemiology and Biostatistics.
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