Thursday, October 14, 2010

Susan Stryker is Coming to Town!

One of a handful of known transgender historians, Susan Stryker's work has not only provided us with a documented history of transgender life and struggle; it has challenged gay-centric organizing agendas, educated us on the events that shaped our community, and helped inspire complicated ways of thinking and talking about gender.

Stryker will be screening her Emmy-winning film about the Compton Cafeteria riots, Screaming Queens here (almost) in Chicago!
Sunday, October 24th at 2:30pm.
at Oak Park Public Library

Styker will be present at a reception at the event, so this is a rare chance to meet her.

Also, Oak Park Public Library has a stunning transgender resource collection, one of the largest in the U.S., in fact.

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