The UPLift with Tzedek: Real Talk for Real Change

Pride & Prejudice - Faith, Love & LGBTQ Inclusion in the South

June 19, 2023 Rev. Tami Forte Logan & Torre White Season 1 Episode 5
The UPLift with Tzedek: Real Talk for Real Change
Pride & Prejudice - Faith, Love & LGBTQ Inclusion in the South
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It's Pride month and we're discussing LGBTQ+ inclusion/exclusion in the South with Reverend Tami Forte Logan of Faith 4 Justice Asheville and Torre White of the Reparations Stakeholder Authority of Asheville.

About Rev. Tami: Rev. Tami Forte Logan is the Equity Missioner of Faith 4 Justice Asheville—“faith leaders in the Asheville region provoking justice for and with Black and Brown bodied people through faith and racial equity work.” Her methodology is rooted in her faith, is trauma-responsive, somatic, and utilizes popular education, history, and compassionate truth-telling. She has 20+ years' experience advocating for and facilitating racial and economic justice in schools, nonprofits, foundations, government systems, and churches across Western North Carolina and throughout the state of North Carolina. Tami believes that confronting and interrupting white supremacy culture in all systems while cultivating collective liberation is vital in attaining justice for all.

About Torre: Torre White is a kaleidoscope of roles and talents: a devoted wife, loving mother, prolific author, inspiring radio host, and passionate advocate for social and racial justice, mental health, and labor union rights. In her professional life, Torre has made strides in the fight for a more just society, and she continues to break boundaries as the inaugural RSAA Reparations Project Director.

Hit play to learn about Tami's experience and insights as a social justice advocate and leader working at the intersection of equity, diversity, and faith. This is one conversation you don't want to miss!

We'll see you same time, same place next month. Until then, peace.

Faith, Love, and LGBTQ+ in South
Inclusion and Acceptance in Faith Communities
Unity's Power Over Division and Distraction
Reparations, Racism, and Nonviolence