Trans Identity and Deborah Sampson

Join author Alex Myers as he discusses his novel Revolutionary, which explores the fascinating, true story of Deborah Sampson, the legendary woman who disguised herself as a man and fought with distinction during the Revolutionary War. Hear about Myer’s research, historical understandings of gender, and how Sampson’s story fits into our current ideas about trans identity. Ages 21 and up. Wine included with ticket.

Alex Myers is a teacher, speaker, writer, and advocate for transgender rights. This talk will be followed by a book signing with the author.

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July 24, 2019 at 6:30pm - 8pm
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park W
New York, NY 10024
United States
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New-York Historical Society · 212-485-9268