Book Talk: “Amateur: A True Story About What Makes a Man”
Where: Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St.
718-222-4111 Price: $5
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Brooklyn writer Thomas Page McBee recounts his personal story as the first trans man to ever box in Madison Square Garden, and the struggle with gender stereotypes and violence he encountered along the way. In a conversation moderated by author and co-host of BuzzFeed’s AM to DM Saeed Jones, McBee will bring to life this new book that explores the expanded definitions of masculinity we can derive from inside and outside the boxing ring.Buy tickets/get more info now