‘shOUT (Wabash College gay and Straight Alliance Club), has invited Andrea James to give a talk at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 29. Her talk, "Identity, Gender, and Sexuality: Experiences from the Past Looking Into the Future" will take place in Korb Classroom in the Fine Arts Center.
James is a Wabash alumnus, class of 1989. While at Wabash she majored in English, Latin, and Greek. She was the head of the Board of Publications at Wabash and served as editor of The Wabash Review.
James received her masters from University of Chicago in English Language and Literature. She is the co-founder of Deep Stealth Productions, which focuses on issues related to gender. The organization also works to provide accurate and positive portrayals of transgendered people. She has appeared in many Hollywood productions such as Transamerica, Casting Pearls, Middle Sexes, and has also directed various films such as Coming Out and Becoming You. She is a strong activist for transgendered rights.
Her talk is free and open to the public.