Step 1: Choose a real world experience that relates to LGBTQAA (Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, Queer, Asexual, Ally) identities.
Have a cup of coffee with an elderly LGBTQ person and interview them about their life
Attend a political meeting
Volunteer at an event
Go to pride
Go to a queer dance party
Go to a drag show
**** Basically, you can choose any experience that involves real world interaction with LGBTQA communities and their allies ***
*** Remember that this will require taking notes and being cognizant of what’s going on around you ***
Step 2: Using 5 outside academic sources, provide an academic analysis about the event or experience you chose. You must meaningfully discuss these texts, not just randomly cite sources.
Step 3: Discuss the meaning behind your
Example 1: if you go to a Lost and Found training event for homeless youth, you could discuss the social problem of homeless for LGBTQ youth.
Example 2: if you interview an elderly person, you could discuss the terrain of their life against the backdrop of changes for LGBTQ people.
Example 3: if you go to a drag show, you could discuss the importance of drag as a queer art form.