Lavender University – Lecture by Golda Goldbloom

Writer, professor, a mother of 8, a trans mentor and a queer activist, Golda Goldbloom will lecture on Working For Queer Acceptance: Finding Love Amongst the Religious Right” at Lavender University in Chicago.

goldie_photoGoldbloom’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.

The lecture will take place on Sunday, November 3, 2013 between 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Lavender University is a 9-month lecture series featuring top academics and activists in the LGBTQ community, working on a wide range of research topics and interests. It is sponsored by Windy City Times and Center on Halsted.

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