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Anti-racism, LGBTQ+ inclusion, youth advocacy, and reducing poverty are at the heart of my work. 


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My current research examines the relationship between race, gender, sexuality, and religion. 


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Luther was one of the speakers for the 2021 TEDx event at The Ohio State University. View the video from the virtual event.


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Upcoming Events

Here are some opportunities to connect with me.

Thursday, June 10, 2021
10:30 a.m. EDT


St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
Stonewall Columbus and St. Stephen’s member Eric Peters have organized an event focused on a conversation among LGBTQ leaders about faith and social justice. The Executive Director of BRAVO (Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization), which addresses hate crime and intimate partner violence; the Deputy Director of Kaleidoscope Youth Center; two board members from TransOhio, one of whom organized TransSaints and Trans and Queer People of Color and the other who organized Margie’s Hope, a social service agency based in a church to assist Trans youth; and an ordained (Christian Church [Disciples of Christ]) seminary graduate now doing Ph.D. dissertation research in sociology focused on Black churches and LGBTQ communities have committed to participating.

Sunday, June 13, 2021
3:30 p.m. EDT

Pride Worship Service

Central Christian Church New Albany
1315 E Spring St, New Albany, IN 47150
I will be the guest speaker for Central Christian Church’s Pride worship service. The service is slated to be held outdoors on the church lawn; however, in the event of inclement weather, the service will be moved indoors with limited capacity and streamed live on the Internet. 

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