We were so fortunate to present to and have an important and engaging conversation with the Occidental LGBTQIA community in the Choi Auditorium. Thanks so much to the OXY folks who invited us: Jennifer Broomfield, Title IX Coordinator (pictured); Sara Semal, Senior Director, Emmons Wellness Center; and Robin Pounders, Co-president of Active Minds.
What a great evening we had at at the James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center in San Francisco with local contributors Lynn Breedlove, Guy Albert, and Chana Wilson. Thanks to everyone who came to the event and who supported us in San Francisco!
Teresa and Stephanie will be on the road with Headcase in San Francisco and Los Angeles in early March.
We will be reading with local contributors Lynn Breedlove, Guy Albert, and Chana Wilson at the James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center of San Francisco Public Library on March 5 at 6pm.
We will be presenting and reading in Los Angeles at Occidental College on March 7th at 6pm in the Choi Auditorium. This will be followed by a Q&A and book sale and signing.
At Skylight Books in Los Angeles, please join us for a reading and conversation with local contributors Thomas Mondragon and Bill Konigsberg on March 10 at 5pm (don’t forget to “spring forward!”).
What a wonderful group of friends and colleagues, along with their friends and colleagues, who showed up to our publication party this past Thursday night for happy hour at MadameX! We really appreciate all the support from folks who have been buying the book and showing up in other ways. We can’t wait to get on the road to California next weekend to read and speak in San Francisco and Los Angeles with our West Coast contributors.
We had a great turnout at NYC’s LGBTQ Center’s Second Tuesday Lecture Series for our book launch. We were joined on stage by four fabulous local contributors. After a brief discussion and readings from our respective pieces, there was a very lively Q&A. Great questions, folks!
(L to R) Calvin Rey Moen, Christian Huygen, PhD, Teresa Theophano, LCSW, Stephanie Schroeder, Donald V. Brown, Jr, and Nikkiesha N. McLeod.
We wrote a blog post for the Oxford University Press blog about why naming ourselves and creating our own narratives is so important in both the LGBTQ and peer communities.