Florida High School Activist Jack Petocz, Organizer of Protests Against Book Bans and “Don’t Say Gay” Bill, Honored with 2022 PEN/Benenson Courage Award
Asia Kate Dillon said: “I hear from young people that seeing my character on Billions has helped them understand their own gender identity – and that this allowed them… More
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Literary royalty at @MilesCollege tonight with Birmingham native and National Book Award winner @imaniperry and @ALPoetLaureate Ashley M. Jones with support from @thankyou_bham. Inspiring evening. https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1618636171751342081
Not enough words for the eloquence and generosity of @imaniperry in person. (And her laugh, her laughter, her smile—luminous.) ✨Do so wish I’d captured the image of @ALPoetLaureate’s purple sequins glimmering in the drizzle near a street lamp at @MilesCollege tonight.
NEW today: lawmakers in at least 8 states have recently introduced bills targeting #DragShows
This comes as all- age drag shows have become a flashpoint in America’s culture wars: