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Kay Barrett: "Multi-talented Brown Trans Disabled Artist"

Thursday, October 22, 2015
5:00pm – 6:30pm

Storrs Campus
Rainbow Center; Student Union 403

A Spoken Word Event!

A Campus Pride Hot List artist, Trans Justice Funding Project Panelist, and Trans 100 Honoree, KAY ULANDAY BARRETT is a poet, performer, and educator, navigating life as a disabledpin@y-amerikan transgender queer in the U.S. with struggle, resistance, and laughter. Kay has featured on colleges & stages globally; Princeton University, U Penn, UC Berkeley, Musee Pour Rire in Montreal, and The Chicago Historical Society. Kay’s bold work continues to excite and challenge audiences. A seasoned speaker, Kay has facilitated workshops, presented keynotes, and contributed to panels with various social justice communities. Kay’s ideas have featured in Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, KPFA Radio, and WBAI Radio. Kay turns art into action and is dedicated to remixing recipes.

Contact:

rainbowcenter@uconn.edu

Rainbow Center (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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