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Race, Gender and Bold Parenting with Jodie Patterson
June 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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.