Feb 02 2007
the entire program
GUEST: Mattilda a.k.a. Matt Bernstein Sycamore, writer, activist, and editor of Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity
Twenty seven authors and activists have contributed essays to a new anthology called “Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity.” The anthology is edited by writer and activist, Mattilda a.k.a. Matt Bernstein Sycamore. The essays discuss the intersections of identity, categorization, and community in order to challenge the notion of “belonging.” Topics include immigration, appropriation, activism, hip-hop, disability culture and transgender communities. Contributors to Nobody Passes include Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Irina Contreras, Nikki Lee Diamond, Jen Cross and others.
There will be a reading of Nobody Passes in Los Angeles on Friday, February 9 @ 7:30 p.m. at Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027. (323) 660-1175, with Dean Spade, Jessica Hoffmann, Ruth Blandon, Irina Contreras, Stephanie Abraham, Benjamin Shepard, Jen Cross and Jennifer Blowdryer.
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