BORN THIS WAY - Book Launch
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)
Los Angeles, CA
Join us for the LA book launch of "Born This Way: Real Stories of Growing Up Gay," benefiting the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center!
Hosting the event is author Paul Vitagliano (DJ Paul V.) and Miss Coco Peru. Celebrity contributors to the book will share their childhood photographs and stories and discuss their experiences growing up gay. There will also be a short Q&A and musical performances by Jackie Beat, plus John Quale (aka Prince Poppycock) with Kristian Hoffman.
Special $20 presale ticket includes a copy of the book! Please print your ticket at home and present at the end of the event to receive your book. Only 25 tickets + book available online! A limited number of books will be available for purchase at the event.
Slated to appear and read their stories live:
Miss Coco Peru - actor, activist and drag performer.
Frank DeCaro - host of Sirius' "The Frank DeCaro Show"
Jackie Beat - drag performer, singer, and writer
Patrick Bristow - comedian and actor from Ellen, Seinfeld
Jeffrey Schwarz - filmmaker: "Vito" & "I Am Divine"
Raja Gemini - Season 3 winner of "Ru Paul's Drag Race"
The Lane Twins - filmmakers: "Hollywood to Dollywood"
Dennis Skeen - featured on the cover and the inspiration for the Born This Way project
When & Where
The Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center
The Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center is a program of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center. Our theatres at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza include the Renberg Theatre, a 200 seat state-of-the-art theatre, and the Davidson/Valentini Theatre, a 50 seat black box theatre.
The Center provides a broad array of services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, welcoming nearly a quarter-million client visits from ethnically diverse youth and adults each year.