The Brown Boi Project: Working toward racial and gender justice

The Brown Boi Project Spring 2010 Cohort

The Brown Boi Project Spring 2010 Cohort

BY JADE SALAZAR
TaggMagazine

Have you ever looked around and felt that you were underrepresented within the LGBTQ community? Have you been looking for like-minded people with shared struggles that are passionate about creating change? There is a fast-emerging organization within the LGBTQ community that may be exactly what you have been looking for. The Brown Boi Project (BBP), founded by B. Cole in 2010, is by definition, “a community of masculine of center womyn, men, two-spirited people, transmen and allies committed to transforming privilege of masculinity, gender and race into tools for achieving racial and gender justice”.

It is a community for masculine of center, people of color that provides participants with an expansive curriculum, workshops, one-on-one life coaching, and unlimited resources of like-minded people, over 150 Brown Bois and growing, from all over the nation. The BBP also provides participants with the tools to take their drive and knowledge back into their own communities to help both current and future generations achieve balance both racially and within genders. To get started, most participants apply online for the semi-annual, all-expense paid, retreat where they learn about themselves, their communities and meet Brown Bois from all over the United States.

You can learn more about the Brown Boi Project and donate to the cause through their website, www.brownboiproject.org.

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Tagg Magazine is a print and online resource for LBT women in the DC Metropolitan and Rehoboth, DE areas

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