MDC’s Miami Book Fair Presents Books on the LGBTQIA+ Experience
Sunday Nov. 24, at 1:30 p.m. LGBTQ Lives Wolfson Campus, Room 3209 (Bldg. 3, Second Floor) 300 N.E. Second Ave. Edie Windsor, an icon of the gay rights movement presents A Wild and Precious Life a lively, intimate memoir describing gay life in 1950s and 60s New York City and her longtime activism, which opened the door for marriage equality. Judith Kasen-Windsor, Edie’s widow, will talk about Edie’s groundbreaking life. Transgender reporter Samantha Allen takes a narrative tour through the surprisingly vibrant queer communities sprouting up in conservative states, offering a vision of a stronger, more humane America in Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States. Part memoir, and part analysis of the political process, Outside In: A Political Memoir is the work of Libby Davies, the first openly lesbian MP in Canadian politics.