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Thursday, February 27 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Activism Beyond Gender: A Non-Binary Framework for "Women's Theatre"

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As organizations that have formed in order to create a space for female voices to create and be heard, how do we honor that while adapting to a changing understanding of what gender is? How do we serve our members and what language do we use to define our membership without marginalizing cis female individuals or our trans, non-binary, and gender-fluid individuals?

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Jeni Benavides

Associate Program Director, The Girl Project
Jeni serves as Woodford Theatre’s Education Director & is thrilled to call Woodford her artistic home. Based in the Lexington, KY, area, Jeni is also an activist, educator, & team leader for The Girl Project (TGP), working with middle- and high-school girls to devise original work... Read More →
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Vanessa Becker Weig

Co-founder/ Artistic Director, The Girl Project / Woodford Theatre
I am a director, educator, actor, and grass roots organizer. I am a musical theatre geek and an activist who likes to create something from nothing.

Thursday February 27, 2020 10:30am - 11:45am EST
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