Her Story: Screening & Talk-back with the Creators

Event time: 
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 7:00pm
Loria Center Rm 250 See map
190 York Street
Event description: 

Join us for a screening and panel discussion with the writers and cast of Her Story, an Emmy-nominated new media series that explores the dating lives of trans and queer women in Los Angeles.  The series, co-written, directed, and produced by trans women, features a diverse cast with trans actresses in all the trans roles.  After the screening, Greta LaFleur, Assistant Professor of American Studies at Yale, will moderate a discussion with series creators and stars Jen Richards, Angelica Ross, and Laura Zak on trans representation in today’s media landscape.

Refreshments to follow! Let us know you’re coming on Facebook here!  https://www.facebook.com/events/1817944718474757/

More on the series:  www.herstoryshow.com

Some recent press:

·         http://www.advocate.com/transgender/2016/7/31/emmy-nominated-trans-web-series-her-story-could-change-everything

·         https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2016/aug/10/her-story-jen-richards-emmys-transgender-women

·         http://www.advocate.com/print-issue/current-issue/2015/09/01/showgirl-ceo-trans-businesswoman-angelica-ross-tells-all

Questions?  Contact Katherine Wolf (she/her/hers), MPH/MESc `18, at katherine.wolf@yale.edu.

Co-sponsored by the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Yale, Afro-American Cultural Center, Graduate and Professional Student Senate, LGBTQ Affinity Group, McDougal Graduate Student Center, Office of Graduate Student Development and Diversity, Office of LGBTQ Resources, oSTEM, Act Out, Out in Public, Out in the Woods, OutLaws, REPRO Justice, School of Drama Allies, and School of Drama FOLKS.