S2.E27. Expanding The Conversation On Gender And Sexuality In The Black Community With Tiq Milan
The Amerikan Therapy team sits down with Tiq Milan to expand our conversation on Gender and Sexuality within the black community. We continue to work to focus on affirming others, rather than fearing offense. This is a rich conversation that is rooted in understanding and love.
Public Speaker and Thought Leader.
Tiq shares his story of being transgender and how that informs his views on masculinity, race, and gender. He travels throughout North America leading discussions on healthy modes of masculinity, inclusive leadership, and creating cultures of consent. He has lectured at several universities including Harvard, Stanford, and Brown on the importance of inclusion as a tool of innovation and outlines concrete strategies for productive engagement.
Inclusive Media Consultant and Host.
He is a sought-after host and strategic media consultant. He’s moderated conversations about LGBT representation in media for HBO’s Newfest Film Festival, The Toronto Film Festival, LOGO, and MTV. He’s hosted authors in conversation at The Schomburg Center for Research, NYU, and Princeton. This spring he will be hosting an evening at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City.
As a media consultant, he guides organizations and companies in creating detailed media campaigns that engage diverse audiences in ways that are inclusive and authentic. He’s worked with HBO, NBC News, and various film and television producers on the rollout of several projects including the documentaries HBO’s Suited and Netflix’s The Death and Life of Marsha P Johnson. Tiq also served as the Senior Media Strategist and National Spokesperson for GLAAD using data-driven strategies to engage various media inappropriate and honest LGBTQ representation and creative direction.
Cultural Influencer and Writer.
Tiq writes about pop culture, inclusive leadership, transgender rights, and equity. A journalist for over a decade his work has appeared on MIC, Buzzfeed, NBC, and CNN among others. His 2016 TED Talk A Queer Vision of Love and Marriage alongside his wife, Kim Katrin Milan has been viewed over 3 million times and continues to inform and inspire people all over the world.
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