Adrian Shanker Interviewed on Drop the Subject

By Ally Johnson and Dr James Simmons
Drop the Subject— Channel Q
June, 29th, 2020

“Bass” The Word Of The Day

Ally is back and BiGuy Clayton Farris joins us as guest host. We talk about this weekends Karen with a new DTS sponsorship. We also bring on Adrian Shanker to talk about the book Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health and inequality in health care. We also talk millennials and zennials.

Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health

Adrian Shanker is an award-winning activist and organizer whose career has centered on advancing progress for the LGBT community. He has worked as an arts fundraiser, labor organizer, marketing manager, and served as President of Equality Pennsylvania for three years before founding Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center in Allentown, PA, where he serves as executive director. An accomplished organizer, Adrian has led numerous successful campaigns to advance LGBT progress through municipal nondiscrimination and relationship recognition laws and laws to protect LGBT youth from conversion therapy. A specialist in LGBT health policy, he has developed leading-edge health promotion campaigns to advance health equity through behavioral, clinical, and policy changes.

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