Erma Ishara Standley


bell hooks', "Belonging: A Culture of Place", discusses the complexity of how we become a part of community and the journey to calling a place home. In selecting this text we hope to study the ways that belonging is tied to how we are witnessed by others and how others bare witness to us.


Erma Ishara (they/he) is a transmasc artist and community organizer. Their work uplifts building spaces for gender-expansive transformation through education, community care and media. As a published poet, writer, and creator of The FemmeBoi, they are committed to promoting and creating content centering the experiences of queer BIPOC communities..



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