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Golda Goldbloom at Lavender University LGBTQ program Nov. 3
2013-11-02

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Working For Queer Acceptance: Finding Love Amongst the Religious Right will be presented Sun. Nov. 3, 2013, 1pm-3pm, by Golda Goldbloom, writer, professor, mother of 8, trans mentor and queer activist.

Goldbloom's award winning fiction has been published internationally. Her novel, The Paperbark Shoe, won the AWP Novel Award and was the Independent Publishers Literary Novel of the Year. She is a professor of creative writing at Northwestern University, and the mother of eight children. Goldie was a contributor to the groundbreaking anthology Keep Your Wives Away From Them: Orthodox Women, Unorthodox Desires, and continues to work as an activist in the Orthodox Jewish community for queer inclusion. She is a mentor for transgender youth.

Lavender University is modeled on a project of the same name that operated for several years in the 1970s and 1980s, providing a wide range of interesting educational and skills-building programs.

For reservations see: community.centeronhalsted.org/lavenderuniversity .

Questions can be directed to: publisher@windycitymediagroup.com or lkarlic@centeronhalsted.org .


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