Boston JCC: The Future of Gender

Honored to speak December 5th, 2016 at the Boston JCC on the Future of Gender panel.

Moderating the conversation was Idit Klein, Executive Director of Keshet, a national organization that works for full LGBTQ equality and inclusion in Jewish life. Panelists included me and:

  • Mimi Lemay, a prominent transgender rights activist, author and international advocate. Her upcoming memoir explores her ultra Orthodox Jewish upbringing and her experiences
    parenting her transgender son, Jacob.
  • Dr. Norman Spack, Senior Associate Emeritus, Endocrine Division of Boston Children’s Hospital, co-founder of the
    hospital’s Gender Management Service clinic. He is an internationally recognized expert and advocate for transgender individuals.
  • Nick Teich, Founder and CEO of Camp Aranu’tiq of Harbor Camps, the world’s first camp exclusively for transgender and gender-variant youth.

The Future of Gender was part of the Jonathan Samen Hot Buttons, Cool Conversations Discussion Series at the JCC – a program of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts.

Visit www.bostonjcc.org/hotbuttons  or contact 866-811-4111.

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