What's in a Name? Emerging Identities and Language in the LGBT Community

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

A CrossCheck Live Salon featuring UCLA students and faculty.

This panel discussion will feature faculty members and students from across varied academic disciplines to discuss language and its impacts on and within LGBTQA+ communities. Each speaker will share their thoughts on the topic and then student moderators will each ask a series of prompted questions followed by a Q&A with the audience.


Dr. Carlos Santos, Assistant Professor, UCLA Department of Social Welfare, Luskin School of Public Affairs

Dr. Mitchell Morris, Interim Director of LBGTQ Studies; Professor of Musicology, Herb Alpert School of Music

Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti, Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellow, LLM Candidate, Class of 2019

Dr. Bianca Wilson, Rabbi Barbara Zacky Senior Scholar of Public Policy, Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law; Affiliate faculty member of the California Center for Population Research at UCLA

Undergraduate student co-moderators:

Sohini Halder, Class of 2021, Pre-Human Biology & Society

Vanessa Warri, Class of 202, Anthropology & Sociology