Lindsay 'Lindz' Amer, a queer and non-binary LGBTQ+ creator, activist, and children's performer known for their popular webseries Queer Kid Stuff provides tools for developing LGBTQ+ inclusive programming, answering those tough questions, and the importance of creating a welcoming space for diverse families in early childhood programs.
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Lindsay ‘Lindz’ Amer creates LGBTQ+ and social justice media for kids and families. They are the founder and CEO of Queer Kid Creative, a multi-media production company making queer-focused intersectional all-ages media. They write, produce, and co-host Queer Kid Stuff, an original LGBTQ+ educational webseries for ages 3 and up. They also produce and host a brand new family-friendly podcast called Activist, You! where they explore social justice topics through interviews with kid & youth activists.They perform QKS music and stories at schools, museums, libraries, and local LGBTQ+ community centers which are now going virtual. The Huffington Post calls Queer Kid Stuff a “groundbreaking YouTube educational resource.” Teen Vogue praised their episode on consent during the height of #MeToo that “shows exactly why there’s no excuse not to grasp consent. Even toddlers can understand it.”
The 2020 Early Childhood Symposium is funded by the NY City Council as part of the City’s First Readers Initiative.
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