Identity, Self, and Labels

Defining ourselves

How do we use labels to understand, describe, and express ourselves? What makes up our identities? And what sorts of practical effects might these descriptors have on our lives?

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What’s in a label? In Identity, Labels, & Community from the Public Training Series, explore how labels are used, the blurry boundaries between them, and the ways they can both empower and hinder us.

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Queer Oppression & Joy

Examine the personal experiences of LGBTQ+ people, including systemic oppression and discrimination, but also queer joy.

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Explore the ways that multiple dimensions of identity can intersect, overlap, and interact.

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Dive deeper into Labels

The first seven episodes of our podcast, Laughing, Growing, Bantering, and Talking Queerness, focus entirely on labels and the different ways they can influence our lives. Topics include: Understanding Labels, Choosing Labels, Micro-Labels and Label-Abolitionism, Non-Queerness, Medicalization of Labels, Slurs, and Queerness.

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