Home and Homebuilding : Queer and Trans People of Color in Predominantly White Institutions
Pha, Kong Pheng
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This research documents the violence towards Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPOC) in Predominantly White Institutions (PWIs). Through interviews with QTPOC, this research reveals the institutional and neoliberal violence they face in the University, but also the ways they navigate, survive, and build homes within the institution. This research provides insight into understanding how to further the goals of equity, diversity, and inclusion in higher education. Additionally, this research expands on how arguments regarding safe spaces for QTPOC in PWIs are vital to homebuilding. Lastly, this research offers new insights and critical self-reflection regarding decolonizing methodologies with QTPOC populations.
Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPOC)
Predominantly White Institutions (PWI)
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies