Healing Anti-LGBTQ Religious Trauma in the Black Church

Mental Health Events
Thu, Jul 8, 2021, 6:00 PM (EDT)

Join Araya Baker and Don Abrams for a conversation about the dynamic and historic influence of queer Black Christians. This dialogue–at the intersection of liberation theology, psychospirituality, and racial solidarity–will unpack the white supremacist origins of anti-LGBTQ ideologies in the Black Church, as well as envision viable strategies for queer Black Christians to heal.

About this event

Join Araya Baker and Don Abrams for a conversation about one of the Black Church’s biggest open secrets: the dynamic and historic influence of queer Black Christians. This dialogue–at the intersection of liberation theology, psychospirituality, and racial solidarity–will unpack the white supremacist origins of anti-LGBTQ ideologies in the Black Church, as well as envision viable strategies for queer Black Christians to heal.


Hosts

  • Araya Baker, M.Phil.Ed.

    Araya Baker, M.Phil.Ed.

    Suicidologist & Researcher

  • Rev. Don Abrams, M.Div.

    Rev. Don Abrams, M.Div.

    Pride in the Pews

    Founder