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Tracy Droz Tragos – Filmmaker, Writer, Producer

Tracy Droz Tragos – Filmmaker, Writer, Producer

The recipient of several prestigious honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Sundance Screenwriting and Directing Fellowship, Tracy Droz Tragos’ work focuses on issues involving women, inequality, rural America, and education. Her latest film, “The Smartest Kids in the World,” based on the New York Times bestseller, focuses on the…
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Rainbow Sparkle and Graffiti

Rainbow Sparkle and Graffiti

by Jess deCourcy Hinds I’m grateful that my recent New York Times Modern Love column, “Oh, Dewey, Where Would You Put Me?” has helped me connect with readers about the complexity of sexual identity. I’ve heard from people from all over the world — from the Bible Belt…
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Emily Lockhart – New York Times Bestselling Author

Emily Lockhart – New York Times Bestselling Author

New York Times bestselling author Emily Lockhart of “We Were Liars” has written children’s picture books, young adult novels, and adult fiction. “Genuine Fraud,” was also a Times bestseller and LA Times Book Prize finalist and her novel, “The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks” was a National Book Award finalist.
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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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Jo Weldon – Burlesque Performer, Teacher, Author, Educator, Activist

Jo Weldon – Burlesque Performer, Teacher, Author, Educator, Activist

Ladies and Gentlemen: Meet Jo Weldon! A pioneer/authority in the neo-burlesque movement, she is one of the most recognized burlesque instructors in the world. Jo founded the New York School of Burlesque in 2004 after spending some 30 years stripping, modeling and being immersed in queer-punk movements. She’s the author…
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