Mycroft Masada is a queer trans faith leader who moved to the Washington DC area of Maryland’s Montgomery County from their lifelong home of Boston in 2014. Mycroft co-chairs the MoCo Pride Center, is a TransFaith National Council member, a TransEpiscopal Steering Committee member and former Congregation Am Tikva board member. Mycroft is particularly called to pursue justice at the intersections of LGBTQI+ and fat communities, and is an advocate, organizer, consultant, educator, trainer, writer and artist. They are partnered with Julia McCrossin, the massculine fatshion blogger, and with her co-parents a dogter. Their central online home is MasadArts.blogspot.com.

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Saturday, April 5, 2014

Composing Disability @ George Washington University







Riva Lehrer's "At 54" (2012) and another of her pieces (two copies of each, in this collage), given to the CD con for their use.

Yesterday and the day before we attended the Composing Disability: Diagnosis, Interrupted symposium / conference at my partner Julia McCrossin's alma mater The George Washington University.

"This conference will take as its focus the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (2013) by examining the fraught relationship between the diagnostic work of the medical industry and the embodied lives of disabled people. The conference will conclude on Friday evening with an intimate group of DC-based poets and performers reading disability-themed poetry.  Featured speakers include Ellen Forney, Ann Cvetkovich, and Katie Rose Guest Pryal."

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