Queer and Present Danger: Understanding the Disparate Impacts of Disasters on LGBTQ+ Communities


 Center for Medical Humanities     Dec 2 2021 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Zoom

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Queer and Present Danger:
Understanding the Disparate Impacts of Disasters on LGBTQ+ Communities

December 2, 2021 | 11 AM Pacific

This webinar will feature findings from a new study that explores how and why LGBTQ+ communities are impacted legally, psychologically, physically, and even theologically during disasters. The Director of External Affairs at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will serve as discussant.

Featuring:

Leo Goldsmith, Climate and Health Specialist, ICF Consulting, and Graduate Researcher at Yale University

Vanessa Raditz, Co-founder, Queer Ecojustice Project, and Graduate Researcher at the University of Georgia

Kevin Blanchard, Director of Disaster Risk Reduction Dynamics

Michael Méndez, UC Irvine Assistant Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy

Justin Knighten, Director of External Affairs, Federal Emergency Management Agency

 

Headshots of event presenters with a rainbow image on the right side

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Co-sponsors:
UCI School of Social Ecology
UCI Center for Medical Humanities
ACSP