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My Trans Story - Place and Belonging

Presented by Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

My Trans Story - Place and Belonging

Saturday 15th February 2020

5:00 pm

Saturday 15th February 2020

8:00 pm

Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre

Cnr City Rd and Cleveland St

Chippendale

Wheelchair Accessible
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Curated by FEM in association with Trans Pride Australia

At a time when the trans experience is becoming more visible, we still rarely see stories by trans and gender diverse people on screens, in theatres, on bookshelves or in popular culture and when we do, they focus on coming out, surgery, discrimination and hate crimes. We’re here to tell you there’s plenty more to the trans narrative. Yes, we can be linked by feelings of gender dysphoria, name changes, surgeries and marginalisation but our stories are unique and more than our gender; they’re human stories full of love and laughter, curiosity and explorations, triumphs and hope.

My Trans Story was as a sell-out success at the 2018 and 2019 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival. This 2020 season features local and regional storytellers exploring place and belonging. They’re the “gender whisperers” the Prime Minister warned you about.

Featuring: Holly Conroy, Ted Cook, Peta Friend, Bianca Dean, Joel Wilson and more speakers to be announced.

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