Mycroft Masada is a nonbinary trans and queer Jewish leader with 30 years of experience who moved to Gaithersburg, Maryland (Montgomery County near Washington DC) from their lifelong home of Boston in 2014. A TransEpiscopal Steering Committee member and former Congregation Am Tikva board member, Mycroft is particularly called to pursue LGBTQ+ and fat justice, and is an advocate, organizer, consultant, educator, trainer, writer and artist. They are married to Julia McCrossin, the mas(s)culine fatshion blogger, and with her they co-parent a dogter. Their central online home is

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Monday, October 24, 2011

THIS THURSDAY - PFLAG transgender event w/ Joanne Herman - Wayland MA

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Fall 2011
Greater Boston PFLAG
Joanne Herman Author
Transgender Explained Thursday,
Oct. 27 at 7pm
Temple Shir Tikva

Dear Friends,

Greater Boston PFLAG invites you to join us on

Thursday, October 27

7 to 9 pm at Temple Shir Tikva

141 Boston Post Road, Wayland, MA 01778

Free and open to all! Light refreshments available.

We are thrilled to introduce our Featured Speaker:

Joanne Herman, Author, Transgender Explained

Since her transition to live as a female in 2002, Joanne Herman has been active as a spokeswoman for transgender awareness and understanding. Joanne is the first transgender person ever elected the Boards of Directors of Fenway Health, Point Foundation, and GLAD, the first transgender member of historic Old South Church in Boston, and one of the first openly transgender alumnae of Dartmouth College as a graduate of Dartmouth's last all-male class.

Joanne Herman has received praise for her non-complicated explanations of transgender for almost a decade. Now she has written down her explanations for all to read in Transgender Explained For Those Who Are Not. Organized by topic into short, easy-to-read chapters, Transgender Explained is perfect for parents, relatives, colleagues, friends, allies, and even journalists who want to quickly get up to speed on what it means to be transgender.

You will also have the opportunity to hear from parents with transgender children who will share their personal experiences and talk about Greater Boston PFLAG's support group for parents with transgender children.

Finally, you will have the opportunity to take action and support the transgender rights bill.

We look forward to seeing you!

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

All the best,

Pam Garramone, Executive Director

Greater Boston PFLAG

781 891 5966