Adrian Shanker | “Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health”

On this week’s episode, I talk to Adrian Shanker, Founder and Executive Director of the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. We talk about the upcoming book he edited and contributed to, “Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health” which tackles the pervasive health issues queer people experience throughout their lives through artfully articulated, data-informed essays by twenty-six activists.

“Bodies and Barriers” has been named by NBC News as one of “10 LGBTQ books to watch out for in 2020” and includes a foreword by Rachel L. Levine, M.D., currently the Pennsylvania Secretary of Health, and an afterword by Kate Kendell who, for 24 years, led National Center for Lesbian Rights as their Executive Director.

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