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BORN THIS WAY - Book Launch

The Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

Los Angeles, CA

BORN THIS WAY - Book Launch

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission
Ticket to the event only
9 Tickets Ended $10.00 $1.49
Presale: Ticket + Book
Includes general admission ticket to the event plus a copy of the book
Sold Out Ended $20.00 $1.99

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Event Details

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.

Born This Way Flyer

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

Have questions about BORN THIS WAY - Book Launch? Contact The Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center

When & Where

Renberg Theatre, The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
1125 N McCadden Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)

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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.


Through its Jeffrey Goodman Special Care Clinic and on-site pharmacy, the Center offers free and low-cost health, mental healthHIV/AIDS medical care and HIV/STD testing and prevention


The Center also offers legal, social, cultural, and educational services, with unique programs for seniorsfamilies and youth, including a 24-bed transitional living program for homeless youth.

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