Moving Beyond the Gender Binary w/ ALOK

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Alok Vaid-Menon, also known simply as ALOK, joins Laverne for an inside perspective on what it means to live in the world as a person who does not belong on either side of the traditional gender binary - meaning strictly male or female. ALOK (they/them) is a gender non-conforming writer and performance artist. As a mixed-media artist ALOK explore themes of gender, race, trauma, belonging, and the human condition. They are the author of Femme in Public (2017) and Beyond the Gender Binary (2020). In 2019 they were honored as one of NBC’s Pride 50 and Out Magazine’s OUT 100. They have presented their work in more than 40 countries.

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