Join writer, editor, educator, and social commentator Roxane Gay, author of the New York Times-bestselling essay collection Bad Feminist and the novel An Untamed State, for what’s sure to be an insightful and sharply focused discussion of her work, cultural touch points and personal views. She’s speaking with award-winning journalist and LGBTQ advocate Channing Gerard Joseph, who is also a professor at University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Joseph is currently researching the forthcoming biography, House of Swann: Where Slaves Became Queens, the story of former slave William Dorsey Swann, the world’s first self-described “drag queen” and a progenitor of ballroom culture. He is working with Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels to adapt Swann’s story into a major motion picture.
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