March 25: Trans Day of Visibility Keynote – Alok Vaid-Menon

The Pride Resource Center like to invite you to attend our Trans Day of Visibility Keynote.

Alok Vaid-Menon is a gender non-conforming performance artist, writer and educator. Their eclectic style and poetic challenge to the gender binary have been internationally renowned. They were recently the youngest recipient of the Live Works Performance Act Award granted to ten performance artists across the world. In 2017 they released their inaugural poetry chapbook FEMME IN PUBLIC. They have been featured on HBO, MTV, The Guardian, National Geographic, The New York Times, and The New Yorker and have presented their work at 400 venues in more than 40 countries.

They will be presenting their Femme in Public performance, see the description below:

 What feminine part of yourself did you have to destroy in order to survive in this world? At what point does femininity become synonymous with apology? Who hurt the people who hurt you? Alok Vaid-Menon is trying to figure it out. Join them for an evening of poetry, stand-up comedy, drag, and more as they take their audience on an emotional roller coaster all the way from the personal to the political.

Monday, March 25, 2019
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Lory Student Center Grey Rock Room.

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