DJ Lynnée Denise moderates panel on post-colonial homophobia in the Netherlands
DJ Lynnée Denise moderated a conversation on homophobic imperialist heritages. The event was organized by Social with Pride and panelists included local activist Raisha Sambo and Black queer studies scholar Julian Isenia. The panel addressed the role of Dutch colonialism in the formation of sexual identity in former Dutch colonies like Aruba and Suriname. The panelists are folks who have been organizing and educating for a living. The event was part of Amsterdam’s pride weekend and organized as an effort to diversify the representation of queer people throughout the city.