Podcast: LGBTQA+ student experiences with FIU Honors Pride Club

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In Episode 18 of the “More Than A Major” podcast, College of Arts, Sciences & Education students who are members of the Honors College’s Pride Club discussed their LGBTQIA+ experiences and how they celebrated Pride Month amidst a global pandemic.

Women and gender studies student Rosen Gordon looked back at how zhe found a community at FIU, approached Honors College Dean Juan Carlos Espinosa about creating a Pride Club in 2019 and some key things the club has accomplished in a year’s time.

Philosophy alumni and English graduate student Farah Yamini, talked about the intersections of queer identities and how it ties to race, ethnicity, geography and education. Moderated by Honors College Professor Pioneer Winter, panelists also shared their coming out stories and gave advice to students who may need support.

Episode 18 is available on Apple PodcastsSpotify and Google Play. Students can submit this form to be a potential guest. Alumni and community partners can submit this form to be a potential guest.