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Kevin Osten-Garner, Psy.D., Associate Vice President, Director of the LGBTQ Mental Health & Inclusion Center
Huffington Post Interviews
Dr. Kevin Osten-Garner for
Perspective on 'Insensitive' Float
07.02.14

The Huffington Post talked with the Adler University’s Kevin Osten-Garner, Psy.D., for perspective on a float in Sunday's Chicago Pride Parade that drew criticism for signage viewed as body-shaming and insensitive.

"[T]he tone-deafness of the signage and the float itself is striking," he said. "In an event designed to promote pride, inclusion, connection and community, [their] float message is one of division, ridicule and shame – even if unintentional."

Dr. Osten-Garner is Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, Division of Training and Community Engagement, and Director of the Adler University's LGBTQ Mental Health and Inclusion Center.

Click here to read "This Gay Pride Parade Float Was Shocking -- For All The Wrong Reasons."

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