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Welcome to the 21st Allied Media Conference!

This year we have gone VIRTUAL! AMC kicks-off Thursday July 23rd!

Browse all of our sessions below. Session times are listed by default in Eastern Standard Time.

We are excited to host 24 Virtual Network Gatherings this year. Network gatherings are taking place before and after conference and many are INVITE ONLY, those that are open to new guests will be updated in Sched. To learn more about Network Gatherings go here.

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Saturday, July 25 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Envisioning New Transmasculinities for People of Color

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How can Black and brown transmasculine and masculine-of-center folks co-imagine gender outside of whiteness and heal from toxic masculinity in order to co-create a future where harm is addressed without punishment? Our goal in this session is to explore what healthy masculinity looks like through the principles of transformative justice, take accountability for our own complicity in gendered harm, and find ways to seek support for the harm we experience as transmasculine people of color.

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Aqdas Aftab

Co-Creator, Transform Gender Collective
Aqdas Aftab is a nonbinary writer, reader, and dreamer from Islamabad, currently getting their PhD in decolonial literature. Some of their words can be found in Bitch Media, The Rumpus, Yes Poetry, "Transcendent 4: The Year's Best Speculative Transgender Fiction" and "Queer Poetry... Read More →
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Samia (any/all)

Co-Creator, Transform Gender Collective
Samia Lalani (any/all pronouns) is a queer, genderfluid facilitator, advocate, and creator currently residing in DC. They currently work with queer & trans youth, imagining new worlds for them to inhabit. You can find them sharing food and thoughts with loved ones, dreaming about... Read More →

Saturday July 25, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm EDT