Within the diverse LGBTQ+ community, queer people of color (QPOC) represent a variety of gender, affectional and cultural identities and experiences. Intersectionality offers a unique lens for understanding multiple minority identities, cultural strengths and resilience. Using intersectionality as a conceptual framework, the presenters will review current research, share personal and professional reflections from the field and identify culturally relevant affirming counseling practices with QPOC.
Describe intersectionality as a framework for understanding the diverse experiences of Queer people of Color.
Identify, assess and emphasize cultural strengths and resilience with Queer people of Color in counseling practice.
Implement culturally competent affirmative counseling knowledge and skills in counseling practice.