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Race, Gender and Bold Parenting: Jodie Patterson on Raising Her Transgender...

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Impact Hub Seattle

220 2nd Avenue South

Seattle, WA 98104

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Join KUOW and The Fold for a conversation with Brooklyn based author and activist Jodie Patterson, KUOW’s Jeannie Yandel, and local LGBTQ advocate Spencer Bergstedt. The discussion will explore race, gender and the complex themes surrounding raising a transgender child.

The program begins at 6:30 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. Registration required; Tickets are $5.

Jodie Patterson is an activist, author and the founder of cosmetic companies Doobop and Georgia. Patterson is the mother of five, including her 8-year-old transgender son Penelope. Patterson is an LGBTQ ally committed to bringing underrepresented voices into the mainstream. Her debut book is The Bold World: A Memoir of Family and Identity.

Spencer Bergstedt is a consultant, public speaker, educator and author specializing in LGBTQ workplace, health care and educational inclusion issues. Spencer has been advocating for LGBTQ people for over 30 years. His lived experience as a transman combined with his legal expertise on transgender issues has garnered him an international reputation for both scholarly theory and practical application.

KUOW is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities at our events. To request disability accommodations, please email events@kuow.org or call us at 206.221.7159 at least 10 days in advance of the event.

KUOW's Ask A program is also hosting Ask A Transgender Person on June 15 at 10:30 a.m. Attendees of this event are encouraged to apply to participate.

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