In this episode of Queer & Far, Sharmane shares their personal experiences as a Black-Japanese, Brown-presenting American living abroad in a Brown country, Mexico. Discover the surprising contrast of being treated with first-class American citizenship while not receiving the same treatment back in their home country. Delve into the complexities of identity, where cultural and racial background intersects with their American citizenship. Gain insights into the disparities between Sharmane's experiences abroad and the struggles faced as by Black/Brown Americans in the United States. From embracing the unexpected to reflecting on the impact of cross-cultural experiences, this episode sparks a thought-provoking exploration of identity, privilege, and the fight for racial justice. Join the conversation as we navigate the nuances of being a Black/Brown American living abroad and how it shapes our perspectives. Subscribe to Queer & Far for more inspiring episodes that celebrate diverse experiences and promote cultural exchange.
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