The July edition of OUTspoken! LGBTQ storyteller series takes place Tuesday, July 10, at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St. Doors open at 6 pm, stories begin at 7.
See www.outspokenchicago.com for more info .
Rev. M Barclay is the first openly non-binary trans person commissioned as a deacon in The United Methodist Church. They are currently serving as Director of enfleshed where they create progressive spiritual resources with a feminist, anti-racist, LGBTQ affirming lens. They also speak, preach, and teach on the intersections of faith and social justice and finding sacredness in unexpected places.
Lindsay Eanet can be seen reading around Chicago at shows like You're Being Ridiculous, Essay Fiesta, Story Jam and karaoke night at Spyners Pub, doing her best impression of the Teen Angel from Grease. She is the co-host of "Hello to All That," a podcast launching this summer.
Angel Jacques was born in Orlando, Florida, moved to Chicago two years ago. She has a graduate degree in Public Administration and Non-Profit Management. She is an outspoken lesbian who survived the south and her religious upbringing. Currently works as a sexual wellness andvisor and moonlights as a burlesque performer under the name Pam C. Dartmoor.
Roger McCaffrey-Boss has worked in the Chicago LGBT Community for more than 40 years, serving the legal needs of individuals, same-sex couples, and LGBT organizations. Over the past 30 years, he has published weekly legal advice columns that help members of the LGBT Community to know what their legal rights are and how to defend them.
Ken Mejia Beal is a member of the Democratic National Committee . Political Strategist and Organizer for several candidates over the last 5 years . Writer for Patriot Not Partisan online magazine and DemWrite Press. Avid SIMS enthusiast. Legend in my own mind.
Gabriel Wallace is a native of the Missouri Ozark Plateau, has been in Chicago for a decade or so, and currently hosts the monthly hybrid reading series PAMELA in Humboldt Park. An undocumented poet and a continually emerging artist, Wallace holds a degree in Radical Translucency from William Wilton College and was recently named a Distinguished Fellow by the Bonhomie Institute. His most recent publication, L.T.B.G. ( Love's True Bluish Guise ), is a poetry collection available at lesser bookstores everywhere.