Video and Multimedia
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- Soulforce Since 1998, Soulforce has set out to challenge the Religious Right through relentless nonviolent resistance in order to end the political and religious oppression of LGBTQI people. Through collective activism, Soulforce’s goal is to bring an end to spiritual violence in order to uphold justice and equity for folks across all marginalized racial, sexual, and gender identities.
What Is Christian Supremacy? (Soulforce, 2017). Soulforce staff break down Christian supremacy and why their organization works to eradicate it.
Oya: Something Happened on the Way to West Africa! (Seyi Adebanjo, 2015) This documentary follows a queer, gender non-conforming Nigerian’s journey home to connect with the Òrìsà tradition and the powerful legacy of their great grandmother. This personal and political story vibrantly investigates the heritage of command, mythology, gender fluidity, womyn’s power and the hidden truth behind the power of indigenous Yorùbá spirituality.
Transmormon (August 2014) In this video clip, Eri Hayward recounts her journey as a transgender woman who was born and raised in Utah as a Mormon.
What Does My Headscarf Mean to You? (TED Talk, December 2014) In this TED Talk, Yassmin Abdel-Magied challenges the stereotypes and misconceptions of women who choose to wear headscarves.
Losing My Religion (Literally): On Atheism, Acceptance, and a Little Advice (The Body Is Not an Apology, July 2018) This writer chronicles their journey through Christianity, queerness, “lapsed Catholicism”, and New Aethism, emphasizing what they’ve learned about compassion and respect along the way.
Cosmological Queerness Across the Yoruba Diaspora (Black Perspectives, February 2017) This article explores the influence of both colonization and mythology—from Black Christian theology to Yoruba spirituality—on concepts of gender and sexuality among Black people.
- Queer Magic: Power Beyond Boundaries (Lee Harrington & Tai Fenix Kulystin, May 2018) This anthology brings together a diverse and passionate collection of authors and artists who explore how being LGBT+ is not just acceptable when exploring magic, but powerful.