Sat, Feb 11|
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library
Black LGBTQ Human Book Experience
Brought to you by the San Diego Black LGBTQ Coalition and the San Diego Public Library. Sponsored by the San Diego Library Foundation, in partnership with the San Diego Black Artist Collective.
Time & Location
Feb 11, 2023, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Valencia Park/Malcolm X Library , 5148 Market St, San Diego, CA 92114, USA
About the Event
Welcome to the Black LGBTQ Human Book Experience. This experience helps to create safer spaces for dialogue where topics are discussed openly with our human books and their readers. Participants are all volunteers with personal lived experiences on their topic. The Black LGBTQ Human Book Experience is where difficult questions are expected, appreciated, and answered. This experience is a hands-on learning platform via personal conversations to challenge stigma and stereotypes. Every human book represents a group in our society that is often subjected to prejudice, stigmatization, or discrimination because of their lifestyle, diagnosis, belief, disability, social status, ethnic origin, etc. This event is an adaptation of the Human Library, or “Menneskebiblioteket” as it is called in Danish, created in Copenhagen in the spring of 2000.