Interest group: Sami Schalk

U.W. Gender & Women’s Studies Professor Dr. Sami Schalk on the many twists and turns in her life as a bisexual, polyamorous, black woman, and creating the queer life her younger self didn’t know was possible.

Dr. Sami Schalk kicks off a new series of columns that aim to address some of the pressing and oftentimes thornier questions about the intersection of race and queerness in America.

In this installment of the Dear Queer White People advice column, Dr. Sami Schalk looks at how white folks take up space in social settings, and QTPOC-specific spaces in particular.