For information about UWM’s fall semester plans, visit the Fall 2020 Reopening website.

Kate Bornstein: “On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us”

Kate Bornstein is a role model for LGBT+ individuals who are navigating their own understandings of gender and sexuality, as well as a world at large where they frequently are met with hate and hostility. Kate has paved the way for thousands of visible transgender humans as they live as their true selves, and has been vital in fostering transgender visibility.

This is another Year of the Humanities event, The College of Letters & Science; the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,Transgender Studies certificate program; the Center for 21st Century Studies; the Sam and Helen Center for Jewish Studies; and the Student Association; the UWM LGBT Resource Center reached out to invite Kate Bornstein onto the UWM campus to perform a one-woman show, “On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us.”

The event is on Thursday, October 30, from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. in the Union Ballroom.

Siwar Masannat Wins 2014 First Book Prize

Siwar Masannat has won the 2014 First Book Prize, selected by Ilya Kaminsky, for her forthcoming Spring 2015 book 50 Water Dreams.