Woman Talk: A Trans & Cis Lady Discussion.
Thursday, March 29 th,2012
7: 00 pm – 10: 00 pm.
San Francisco LGBT Recreation center – Rainbow Space.
1800 Market Street in between Octavia & Laguna.
Tickets: $12-$20(nobody turned away).
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Queer cisgender ladies and queer transgender ladies are allies, buddies, assistance partners, fans, and systems to each other. Trans and cis ladies are allies to each other every day– from advocacy that consists of whatever from Reclaim the Night to Camp Trans; to supporting each other in having “othered” bodies in a world that is consumed with idealized physique; to caring, making love, and structure household with each other in a world that desires us to vanish.
Woman Talk is a yearly spoken word program promoting and cultivating discussion about these relationships. Trans and cis ladies will check out their relationships of all kinds– romantic and sexual, picked and blood household, relationships, assistance networks, activist alliances. Join us for a night of stories about sex, bodies, feminism, advocacy, difficult exemption in masculine-centric dyke areas, breaking and dating up, discovering each other, and discovering love and household.
Curated & hosted by Gina de Vries, Elena Rose, & Julia Serano.
Gina de Vries.
Charlie Anders hosts and arranges the acclaimed Writers With Drinks checking out series in San Francisco, which was namechecked in Armistead Maupin’s most current Tales of the City book. She’s had stories in Best Lesbian Erotica 2010, Sex For America: Politically Influenced Erotica, Finest Sci-fi and Dream 2009 and 2011, and Tor.com. She co-founded other publication: the publication for individuals who defy classifications, and presently blog sites at io9. She won the 2010 Emperor Norton Award for”extraordinary invention and creativity unhindered by the constraints of paltry reason.”
Dominika Bednarska is a postdoctoral fellow at U.C. Berkeley, where she finished her PhD in English and Impairment Researches. Her writing has actually appeared in Wordgathering, The Bellevue Literary Evaluation, No one Passes: Declining the Guidelines of Gender and Conformity, The Culture of Effectiveness: Innovation in Everyday Life, Exactly what I Desired From You: An Anthology of East Bay Lesbian Poets, Ghosting Atoms, and Cripping Femme. She is presently dealing with broadening and modifying her solo program, My Body Romance, that will be performed this spring and summer season. To learn more, go to dominikabednarskaspeaks.blogspot.com or end up being a fan on Facebook.
Gina de Vries established and co-curates “Girl Talk” with Elena Rose and Julia Serano. She’s delighted that the program is still going strong after 4 years. Gina has actually taught Sex Employees’ Composing Workshop because 2008, and you can discover her work anthologized all over, from the San Francisco Bay Guardian to Coming & Crying. A graduate of Hampshire College, Gina is presently pursuing her Master of Arts in Fiction Composing and Master’s in English at San Francisco State University. The Record, her speculative fiction unique about sex, teenage years, music, San Francisco, and maturing queer, need to be striking book shops in2013 Discover a great deal more at ginadevries.com.
DavEnd is a tenderhearted, genderqueer, outfit creating, accordion wielding songwriter, carrying out artist and designer based in San Francisco. Ms. End has actually launched 2 studio albums (Ways to Hold Your very own Hand, Fruits Typically Incorrect For Veggies) and for the previous 5 years, has actually been visiting thoroughly in the United States, carrying out at queer teenager centers, celebrations, theatres, yards and colleges. DavEnd’s existing job, Fabulous Artistic Guys Get Overtly Distressed Often: The Musical!, combines the worlds of music and extreme efficiency art in a theatrical extravaganza, checking out the impacts of heterosexism and street harassment on the advancement of queer identity.
Thea Hillman is a entertainer, author, and mom. Her book of poetry and fiction “Depending on the Light,” was released in2001 Her Lambda acclaimed narrative, “Intersex: For Lack of a Better Word” came out in 2008 and is taught at universities around the nation.
Nomy Lamm is an author, artist, efficiency artist and voice instructor. Her band, nomy lamm & THE ENTIRE WIDE WORLD, is a versatile platform for cooperation with everybody and whatever, consisting of other artists, artists, poets, puppeteers, viewers, and the moon. She carries out routinely with Sins Void, producing musical dreamworld efficiency art about special needs, sexuality and social justice. She is presently dealing with her MFA thesis, a collection of narratives called “515 Clues,” and composes a suggestions column for Make/Shift publication called”Dear Nomy.”
Emily Manuel is a Greek-Australian becoming-Jewish author, blog writer, editor, at some point scholastic, artist, partner, mom to 4 felines, and beekeeper. She discovered a bee and she kept it – that’s the very first guideline of beekeeping. She is editor-in-chief at International Remark publication, and her work has actually likewise appeared at Questioning Transphobia, Tiger Beatdown, Signboard publication, Bitch publication, and lots of others. She has a PhD in English from Murdoch University in Australia collecting dust in the corner.
Elena Rose, a Filipina-Ashkenazic mixed-class trans dyke mestiza, rode stories from rural Oregon and hasn’t stopped making words because. In her 2nd year co-curating “Girl Talk” and 4th as an entertainer, she composes online as “Little Light,” takes a trip the nation as a preacher and poet, and has actually committed herself to the work of extreme love, queer faith, and justice for those who live at the edges. Her work has actually shown up all over from college class to restroom mirrors to object marches, in publications consisting of Aorta and Make/Shift, and on the well-known spoken-word album It Is Much better to Speak! Rose is presently completing her very first book, Mountain of Myrrh, upcoming from Dinah Press, and goes to seminary in Northern California, where she lives with her spouse and a well-liked however little pomegranate tree.
Julia Serano is an Oakland, California-based author, entertainer and activist. She is the author of Whipping Woman: A Transsexual Lady on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Womanhood, a collection of individual essays that expose how misogyny frames popular presumptions about womanhood and shapes a lot of the mistaken beliefs and misconceptions individuals have about transsexual ladies. Julia’s other works have actually appeared in anthologies (consisting of Gender Hooligans: The Next Generation, Word Warriors: 30 Leaders in the Women’s Spoken Word Motion and Yes Method Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and A World Without Rape), in feminist, queer, popular culture and literary publications and sites (such as Bitch, AlterNet.org, Out, Feministing.com, and make/shift), and have actually been utilized as mentor products in gender research studies, queer research studies, psychology and human sexuality courses in colleges throughout The United States and Canada. juliaserano.com.
Jos Truitt is a Boston current and native transplant to San Francisco. She signed up with the group at Feministing.com in July 2009 and ended up being an Editor in August2011 Jos participated in Hampshire College where she collaborated the school’s yearly nationwide reproductive justice conference. After college she operated in the reproductive health, rights and justice motions in Washington, DC. Jos has actually spoken and trained at various nationwide conferences and college schools about trans concerns, reproductive justice, blogging, feminism, and grassroots arranging. Jos is presently pursuing an MFA in Printmaking at San Francisco Art Institute.