Naomie Pieter is a queer and anti-racist activist whose work centers on making space for the intersections of those communities. She is the co-founder of ‘Black Queer & Trans Resistance NL’, as well as the initiator of Pride of Color Amsterdam, the first committee within Amsterdam Pride that focuses on the inclusion and empowerment of bi-cultural LGBTI+. Pieter advocates for pleasure activism within the BIPoC LGBTQIAP+ community, through her queer dancehall party Pon Di Pride. She is currently setting up a Black Queer Archive to make visible stories that are missing in narratives of the history of the Netherlands. Through her artwork Pieter examines the black female body, afro-spirituality, activism, and modern emancipation. She has recently been nominated for the ECHO Award 2018 and she is a board member at COC Amsterdam.
KEY WORDS Identities. Intersectionality. Inclusion. Diversity. Alliances. Lesbian Genius