LGBTQ+, Migration and Religion – the Importance of Creating Safe Spaces
Date and time: 21 February 4:00 pm CET Stockholm time (45 min)
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Speaker / organizer: Naome Ruzindana, Human Rights Activist and Integration pedagogue; Sven Hillert, Doctor of Theology and Priest in Alfta-Ovanåker, Church of Sweden; Emily Askew; Associate Professor at Lexington Theological Seminary, US; Mikael Arnqvist, Priest in Adolf Fredrik’s congregation, Stockholm, Church of Sweden. The discussion will be moderated by Lina Sohlén, deacon, Church of Sweden.
Type: Panel discussion
About: This panel discussion will target why faith-based organizations share the responsibility within the civil society to create safe spaces for LGBTQ+ on the move. You will also get examples of how you, in your local context, can go from words to actions in creating safe spaces.
We will discuss:
• Theology of inclusion
• The importance of creating strong networks
• Practical examples of how to work in a glocal context
More information: If you have specific questions that you want the panelists to address, please send an e-mail to the moderator in advance: firstname.lastname@example.org