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Intersextionality: A Talk with Pidgeon Pagonis

April 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a discussion with Pidgeon Pagonis, intersex activist and filmmaker! Pidgeon will give a talk about what it means to be an intersex person of color in today’s political and social climate. The talk will be followed with a screening of the documentary, “The Son I Never Had: Growing Up Intersex!”

Pidgeon Pagonis is an intersex activist, filmmaker, writer and artist. They’ve recently appeared in National Geographic, in a special issue titled, “Gender Revolution.” In 2015, they received the LGBT Champion of Change Award by the White House.

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This event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are requested.
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Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to particpate in this event should contact CSGS at or 773.702.9936.

The event is sponsored by The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, the Office of LGBTQ Student Life – The University of Chicago, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs – The University of Chicago, UChicago Graduate Council, and the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights.


April 6, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality


The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality
The University of Chicago, 5733 South University Ave
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
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