A Special Interview with the Co-Editors of Headcase: LGBTQ Writers & Artists on Mental Health and Wellness


A special episode of Queer MEDucation featuring co-editors of the recently published book Headcase: LGBTQ Writers and Artists on Mental Health and Wellness. We speak with Stephanie Schroeder and Teresa Theophano about how this concept came to fruition and the importance of documenting personal accounts of LGBTQI and nonbinary mental health challenges. Check it out: https://www.queermeducation.com/podcast/2019/2/20/a-special-interview-with-the-co-editors-of-headcase-lgbtq-writers-amp-artists-on-mental-health-and-wellness




April NYC event listings!

This is what we’ve got coming up in our home base of NYC!

On Saturday 4/13, 5 to 10 pm, we’ll be at Dyke Nite, presented by Dyke Bar Takeover at Friends and Lovers in Brooklyn. Stephanie and Teresa will be presenting around 7 (exact time TBD) and selling and signing books all eve. $10 at the door; all proceeds donated to Trans Lifeline.

On Thursday 4/18, 7-9 pm, join us at Bluestockings, the LES’s radical bookstore, cafe, and activist center, for a reading and discussion with selected Headcase contributors. Books will be available for sale and signing.

On Friday 4/26 at 7 pm you can find us at the Bureau of General Services – Queer Division at Manhattan’s LGBT Center. Stephanie and Teresa will participate in a panel discussion alongside Dr. Esther Rapoport, author of the forthcoming From Psychoanalytic Bisexuality to Bisexual Psychoanalysis: Desiring in the Real. We will read from Headcase, which will be available for sale and signing.

We encourage you to purchase copies of Headcase at the above bookstores, or at your local independent bookstore. If they don’t carry it, ask them to order it for you, or buy directly from the publisher. Thanks for your support of this important project–and of small businesses!

Occidental College

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.


California mini-tour

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!”).

Headcase poster