Mycroft Masada is a faith leader who moved to the Washington DC area from hir lifelong home of Boston MA in January 2014; a founding member of TransFaith’s National Council, steering committee member of TransEpiscopal, and former board member of Congregation Am Tikva. Mycroft is called to work for social justice at the intersections of faith, LGBTQI+ and fat communities, and is a writer and artist. Zie is partnered with Julia McCrossin, the mas(s)culine fatshion blogger, and they co-parent a dogter.

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Friday, April 23, 2010

DC Queer Studies Symposium

Today is the 3rd annual DC Queer Studies Symposium (DC as in District of Columbia, the American capital city Washington). It's a one-day conference, being held at the University of Maryland, College Park campus. And it's free and open to the public. It's presented by DC Queer Studies.

My partner, Julia McCrossin, is presenting her paper "Supersize Fetish" during one of the Concurrent Graduate Symposium Sessions:

Perverted Flesh: Articulating Desire at the Margins

Moderator: Robert McRuer, George Washington University, English

Disability, Intimacy, and Cripple Performance: Re-Imagining the Nineteenth-Century Female Homosocial Bond
Rachel Vorona, George Washington University, English

Capture the Pedophile, Capture the Child: The Aesthetics and Politics of the Child in Nude Photography
Perry Guevara, Emory University, English

Supersize Fetish
Julia McCrossin, George Washington University, English

Mazel tov to her and all!

Shabbat shalom,

Mycroft Masada Holmes
Co-Chair, Interfaith Coalition for Transgender Equality (ICTE)
Acting Chair, Training Working Group, Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC)
Emeritus Founding Chair, Transgender Working Group (TWiG), Keshet
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