Hayden Kristal & The Importance of Intersectional Activism

Monday, March 21, 2022
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
CSU 253/54/55 or Zoom: https://minnstate.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YGMEAgctTeqj01lyqCItsQ

Hayden Kristal (preferred pronouns they/them/theirs, but accepts anything said with good intent) is a Deaf, bisexual, Jewish, queer activist and stand-up comedian. This keynote, which is taking place in CSU 253/54/55 or via Zoom, explores what it means to live life at the intersection of multiple marginalized identities and why acknowledging the complex and multifaceted nature of human identity is critical to any kind of social justice work.

In the realm of speaking and activism, Hayden has been a TEDx Presenter, a Catalyst Award winner, and a Lavender Graduation commencement speaker; comedically, Hayden was a semifinalist for Stand Up NBC, a finalist for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee’s Comedy Writing Mentorship, a featured performer at Limestone Comedy festival, and has opened and featured for Maria Bamford.


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