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The Queer Farmers Tackling Stereotypes in American Agriculture

Amplifying LGBTQ+ voices during Pride month and beyond 

The 2014 farm census revealed that more than 92 percent of American farmers are white, and more than 86 percent are men. Addressing the need for a greater representation of diverse voices within the global industry is crucial to building a more inclusive sector for future generations. Read about the queer farmers working towards bringing the LGBTQ+ community and allies together to tackle gender stereotypes in the American agriculture industry.

Letty Chichtonyolotli Martinez of Flying Dogheart Farm. Photo by Emma Banks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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