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Please refer to the below organizations and conversations to learn more about global resources for the LGBTQ+ community and information on how to support in the fight for LGBTQ+ equality and inclusivity.


GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change.

Rainbow Railroad

Rainbow Railroad helps persecuted LGBTQI+ individuals get to safety.

Outright International

OutRight works at the international, regional and national levels to produce reliable data on the experiences of LGBTIQ people and supports research-based advocacy in order to defend and advance the human rights of LGBTIQ people around the world.

Social Impact Roundtable

Directors Nneka Onuorah and Giselle Bailey join subjects of the film in a panel moderated by Kimahli Powell, Executive Director of Rainbow Railroad, to discuss the risks that went into sharing their stories, and the work being done to support the global LGBTQ+ community.

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Queerness in Conversation: Dashaun & Micheal

Micheal Ighodaro and Dashuan Wesley sit down to discuss queerness in The Legend of the Underground and the HBO Max series Legendary.

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Queerness in Conversation: Edafe & Deji

Edafe Okporo and Deji Otuyelo discuss Nigeria's underground community and the importance of queer visibility.