Monday, May 15, 2006

dreamy event in Toronto

Drag King Dream by Leslie Feinberg
SUNDAY JUNE 18, 2006
Medical Sciences Building Auditorium, 1 King's College
Circle, University of Toronto
** Tickets on sale MONDAY MAY 8th
Tickets: $5 - $15 sliding scale, available at Toronto
Women’s Bookstore
Time: TBA
Wheelchair Accessible

The evening will include performances by two local artists/
performers in addition to a talk delivered by Leslie Feinberg. So, join us to
celebrate Leslie Feinberg’s new novel Drag King Dreams and to pay
tribute to hir life and activism as well as honouring the lives, labour and
activism within our local community.
Feinberg is an award winning writer and activist whose work
spans various communities. Hir novel, Stone Butch Blues, has received a
wildly popular response in the United States and has been translated into
Chinese, German and Dutch. The novel won the prestigious American Library
Association Award for Gay and Lesbian Literature and a LAMBDA Literary
Award in 1994. Hir non-fiction work, Transgender Warriors: Making History from
Joan of Arc to RuPaul, is the first analysis of the historical roots of
transgender oppression. Transgender Warriors won the 1996 Firecracker
Alternative Book Award for Non-Fiction. Feinberg is also the author of Trans
Liberation: Beyond Pink or Blue, published by Beacon in 1998.
Feinberg is well-known in the U.S. and many other parts of the world as an activist
who works to help forge a strong bond between the lesbian, gay, bisexual and
trans communities. As a trade unionist, anti-racist and socialist, Feinberg also
organizes to build strong bonds of unity between these struggles.
With thanks to our co-sponsors: CAW-Canada, Centre for Women and Trans
People at York, Come as You Are, Good For Her, LGBTQ Resources and Programs
at U of T, Mayworks Festival, Sexual Diversity Studies at U of T and Trans Feminist Action Caucus at York.
Toronto Women's Bookstore
73 Harbord Street
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1G4
ph: 416-922-8744/ 800-861-8233
Store Hours:
Mon/Tues/Wed: 10:30am - 6pm; Thurs/Fri: 10:30am - 8pm
Saturday: 10:30am - 6pm/ Sunday: noon - 5pm

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