Queer and Present Danger Understanding the Disparate Impacts of Disasters on LGBTQ Communities

The speakers discuss marginalization of the LGBTQ+ community during disasters, especially in the context of climate change. Disaster plans which do not incorporate considerations for LGBTQ+ communities may exacerbate the trauma of a disaster (e.g., injury, loss of loved ones, or loss of possessions). The speakers recommend inclusion and funding of LGBTQ+ people in preparedness policy, while also maintaining grassroots engagement among community members.
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