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||Upcoming: 'Fabulous' panel; Precious Davis on 'Say Yes to the Dress'
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Davis on 'Say Yes to the Dress' Jan. 15
Local transgender figure Precious Davis will appear on the TLC show Say Yes to the Dress on Friday, Jan. 15, according to TransGriot.
The episode ( which will air a few days before the Creating Change conference that Davis will help kick off in Chicago on Jan. 20 ) chronicles her effort to find the perfect wedding dress for her upcoming nuptials with Myles Brady.
'Fabulous' panel event Jan. 22
As part of its annual "Out at CHM" program, the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., will host "Are We Still Fabulous?" on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
A reception with refreshments and appetizers will start at 5:30 p.m., with the program commencing at 6:30 p.m.
A panel will weigh, among other things, how LGBTQ individuals identify themselves, now that marriage equality is the law of the land. Jennifer Brier, director of gender and women's studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will moderate a panel that will include performance artist/academic/activist Ricardo Gamboa; activist/writer Yasmin Nair, Ph.D.; Francesca Royster, PhD, professor and chair of English at DePaul University; and Joseph Varisco, founder and creative director of JRV MAJESTY Productions.
The cost is $15-$20 per person; visit chicagohistory.org .
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