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Category: LBGTQ

Jess deCourcy Hinds – Writer & Founding Library Director of Bard H.S. Early College

Jess deCourcy Hinds – Writer & Founding Library Director of Bard H.S. Early College

Jess deCourcy Hinds is a fiction/nonfiction writer and founding library director of the Bard H.S. Early College in Queens, N.Y. A New York Times Modern Love columnist, her writing has also appeared in Newsweek, Ms. Magazine, Literary Hub and Quarterly West. Jess, a queer feminist, is completing a novel about…
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Gearah Goldstein – Inclusion/Diversity Consultant

Gearah Goldstein – Inclusion/Diversity Consultant

A nationally recognized expert on issues pertaining to the LGBTQ community, Gearah Goldstein works tirelessly to focus and highlight the importance of creating dialogue on race, gender, ethnicity, acceptance and understanding. Her transgender life experience encourages a positive learning environment that opens hearts and minds. This is…
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Revisit: Breanna Sinclaire, Opera Singer

Revisit: Breanna Sinclaire, Opera Singer

Breanna Sinclaire’s life is the stuff operas are written about. She happens to be the only operatic soprano in the world who is transgender. Born in Baltimore, Breanna made her way west – graduating from the California Institute of the Arts where she earned a BFA and where her transition…
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Dr. Wang Newton, Drag King

Dr. Wang Newton, Drag King

You’re about to meet and get to know “Dr. Wang” Newton, a Taiwanese-born American performance artist, who specializes in the art of drag or ‘drag king’ performance. Assigned female at birth, Dr. Wang is gender-fluid and offers social commentary on culture and politics with comedic jabs. This is one open, honest…
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Breanna Sinclaire, Opera Singer

Breanna Sinclaire, Opera Singer

Breanna Sinclaire's life is the stuff operas are written about. She happens to be the only operatic soprano in the world who is transgender. Born in Baltimore, Breanna made her way west - graduating from the California Institute of the Arts where she earned a BFA and where her transition began. There were some very dark days following graduation and her acceptance to the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where she earned an MFA. Breanna was the first transwoman in the opera program. She made her debut with the San Francisco Symphony on New Year's Eve. 3 years earlier, Breanna sang the National Anthem at an Oakland A's baseball game before a crowd of 30,000. There's no way you won't be impacted by Breanna's extraordinary journey to find her true, authentic self.
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