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The Function of Queer Women and Trans People in LGBTQ Media

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019. 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Meeting Location: 
McMurtry 007
Workshop: 
Feminist/Queer Colloquium
Meeting Description: 

Journalist Trish Bendix will lead a conversation about the current state of LGBT media with a focus on the roles queer women and trans people have played in local, regional, and national LGBT media both in the past and in the present, and what looks to be in our future. Please read her recent article before the talk: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/trishbendix/future-of-lgbt-media-out-advocate-autostraddle-into-grindr

Trish Bendix is a writer and editor in Los Angeles, California. Her work has been published in outlets such as Vogue.comCosmopolitan, Vulture, BroadlyELLE.comNylon.comHarpersBazaar.com, The Hollywood ReporterLAmag.com, NBC Out, Slate, Buzzfeed, The Village Voice, NewNowNext, PopSugar, Time Out Chicago, Out, Punk Planet, Bitch, The Frisky, AlterNet and The Huffington Post. Her fiction has appeared in The Q Review and CellStories and she has essays in the Seal Press anthology Dear John, I Love Jane, More Than Marriage (Ooligan Press), Opposing Viewpoints: Celebrity Culture (Layman Poupard Publishing), Janeland (Cleis Press) and 2 Brides 2 Be (Archer). The former Editor in Chief of both AfterEllen.com and GO Magazine, Trish is the winner of the 2015 Sarah Pettit Memorial Award for the LGBT Journalist of the Year from the National Lesbian and Gay Journalist Association. She is also a board member of the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, and a member of the Television Critics Association as well as the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association. She's spoken on panels at SXSW, Q-Me Con, BlogHer and Creating Change and to classes at University of Western Washington and Columbia College Chicago.

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