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Saturday, May 4 • 11:30am - 12:20pm
Trans in Red America

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In her latest book, Real Queer America, Samantha Allen traverses the American heartland in search of the queer life. She will discuss the stories of the people she met along the way and her own journey as a trans woman with former Stranger editor and writer David Schmader, whose wit and wisdom concerning the queer life has appeared on page and the stage.

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David Schmader

Writer, Performer
David Schmader is a writer and performer devoted to explicating his obsessions, from homophobic rock stars and conversion therapy to cannabis and camp cinema. From 1998-2015, Schmader was a staff writer and editor at The Stranger, Seattle’s Pulitzer-winning newsweekly, where he... Read More →

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Samantha Allen

Author, Daily Beast
Samantha Allen is a GLAAD Award-winning journalist and the author of Love & Estrogen (Amazon Original Stories). She is a senior reporter for The Daily Beast covering LGBT issues and a former Sex + Life reporter for Fusion. She received her Ph.D. in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies... Read More →

Saturday May 4, 2019 11:30am - 12:20pm PDT