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Kim Katrin Milan
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A daughter of the diaspora, Arawak, West African, Indian and Dutch, hailing from Trinidad and living currently in Toronto. Kim Katrin Crosby (Milan) is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist, activist, speaker and educator. Addressing audiences at Princeton, in Montreal at the International LGBT Film Festival and University of Texas in 2014 alone, her work has taken her across North America speaking on equity, liberation and care. She is co founder and executive director of The People Project, 8 years in the making; a movement of queer and trans folks of color and our allies, committed to individual and community empowerment through alternative education, art activism and collaboration. This year she was recognize by 'The Root' the premier news, opinion and culture site for African-American influencers as a young. Black feminist to watch as well as one of Autostraddle's 100 LGBT Black Women to know sharing the list with Angela Davis, Marsha P. Johnson & Mia McKenzie. She has completed a residency both under D'bi Young and Buddies In Bad Times Theatre and has curated exhibitions, cabarets events and performed at stages across Canada. She is currently producing and co-curating the Buddies In Bad Times Cabaret Insatiable Sisters with Gein Wong. She also engages in community based healing initiatives including teaching Queer and Brown Girls Yoga, and hosting yearly healing retreats for femme identified Folks of Colour and Indigenous Folks.
A daughter of the diaspora, Arawak, West African, Indian and Dutch, hailing from Trinidad and living currently in Toronto. Kim Katrin Crosby (Milan) is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist, activist, speaker and educator. Addressing audiences at Princeton, in Montreal at the International LGBT Film Festival and University of Texas in 2014 alone, her work has taken her across North America speaking on equity, liberation and care. She is co founder and executive director of The People Project, 8 years in the making; a movement of queer and trans folks of color and our allies, committed to individual and community empowerment through alternative education, art activism and collaboration. This year she was recognize by 'The Root' the premier news, opinion and culture site for African-American influencers as a young. Black feminist to watch as well as one of Autostraddle's 100 LGBT Black Women to know sharing the list with Angela Davis, Marsha P. Johnson & Mia McKenzie. She has completed a residency both under D'bi Young and Buddies In Bad Times Theatre and has curated exhibitions, cabarets events and performed at stages across Canada. She is currently producing and co-curating the Buddies In Bad Times Cabaret Insatiable Sisters with Gein Wong. She also engages in community based healing initiatives including teaching Queer and Brown Girls Yoga, and hosting yearly healing retreats for femme identified Folks of Colour and Indigenous Folks.

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Host Sean Kenney speaks with Kim Katrin Milan and Tiq Milan, a married couple deeply engaged in activism for the queer and transgender community.
As activists, political advocates, writers, and presenters, Tiq and Kim’s work and personal backgrounds provide a window into the unique challenges and sources of power inherent in queer and transgender communities of color. Tiq and Kim speak about their ever-evolving relationship to identity, community engagement, and resilience in building a brighter and more equitable future.

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Host Sean Kenney speaks with Kim Katrin Milan and Tiq Milan, a married couple deeply engaged in activism for the queer and transgender community.
As activists, political advocates, writers, and presenters, Tiq and Kim’s work and personal backgrounds provide a window into the unique challenges and sources of power inherent in queer and transgender communities of color. Tiq and Kim speak about their ever-evolving relationship to identity, community engagement, and resilience in building a brighter and more equitable future.

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"With planned protests, apparent boycotts of Beyoncé, and comparisons to the KKK, it is clear that many people do not have an understanding of systemic racism nor want to. There is no reverse of racism, the ‘opposite’ would be liberation and that is what we are fighting for."

Artist and activist Kim Katrin Milan weighs into the importance of Beyoncé’s most explicitly political work of art.

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In this podcast interview I talk life lessons, inspiration and answering my calling. #womenentrepreneurs   #womensupportingwomen  

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