LGBTQ – 2016

As always, The Fair presents an incredibly diverse group of authors, books, and programs.

Past Events

November 2016

Saturday, November 19, 2016 @ 8:00 am
Room 2106 (Building 2, 1st Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

The Road to Marriage Equality

Learn about the road to marriage equality from Kevin Cathcart, former executive director of Lambda Legal, the leading public interest LGBT law firm, and co-editor of Love Unites Us; esteemed historian Lillian Faderman, author most recently of The Gay Revolution, and Miami attorney, Elizabeth Schwartz, author of Before I Do. Moderated by journalist Steve Rothaus, who covers gay and lesbian issues for the Miami Herald.  …

Saturday, November 19, 2016 @ 11:30 am
Room 8201 (Building 8, 2nd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Gender Transitions: Two Memoirs

Part coming-of-age story, part mind-altering manifesto on gender and sexuality by a transgender woman, Kate Bornstein‘s Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us breaks all the rules and leaves the reader forever changed. Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout is Laura Jane Grace’s searing account of her search for identity and true self.…

Sunday, November 20, 2016 @ 9:00 am
Room 8302 (Building 8, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

The Edge of Sports: Readings and Discussion with Two Authors from Akashic Books

In his latest nonfiction book, Fair Play: How LGBT Athletes Are Claiming Their Rightful Place in Sports, Cyd Zeigler examines the history how sports have transformed for LGBT athletes. Jessica Luther’s Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape is a meticulously researched and powerful exposé on the epidemic of cover-up that surrounds sexual assault and college football players.…

Sunday, November 20, 2016 @ 10:30 am
Room 8302 (Building 8, 3rd Floor)
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Marriage Equality Means Love Wins

Love Wins: The Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality, by Debbie Cenziper and Jim Obergefell, is the fascinating, moving story of the lovers, lawyers, judges and activists behind the groundbreaking Supreme Court case that led to one of the most important, national civil rights victories in decades — the legalization of same-sex marriage. Moderated by Elizabeth F. Schwartz (Before I Do: A Legal Guide to Marriage, Gay and Otherwise)…

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