Calgary Outlink Presents a Signing of "A Family Outing" by Ruby Remenda... @ Calgary Outlink: Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity, Calgary [2 September]

Calgary Outlink Presents a Signing of "A Family Outing" by Ruby Remenda...


23
02
September
19:00 - 22:00

 Facebook event page
Calgary Outlink: Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity
#103, 223 12 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R0G9
Please join us in celebrating Pride week with a signing of Ruby Remenda Swanson's memoir «A Family Outing» at Calgary Outlink on September 2nd. There will be complimentary fruit punch and light refreshments available as well as copies of «A Family Outing» for purchase. Please see the descriptions below to learn more about Ruby and her work.

Ruby Remenda Swanson is currently the General Manager of the University of Alberta Botanic Garden. She was a freelance promotional writer for the Children’s Television Workshop in New York City. Ruby has received the University of Alberta Human Rights Education Recognition Award and was a director of PFLAG Edmonton.

Ruby Remenda Swanson grew up in a deeply homophobic time, witnessed the emergence of the gay rights movement, and saw the way the AIDS crisis had transformed the LGBT community. Despite seeing herself as progressive, she was unprepared when her sixteen-year-old son told her, “I’m gay.” A Family Outing is the story of how Ruby moved past her initial shock, fear, and denial to become a public advocate for equality and the acceptance of the LGBT community.
Discussion
image
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

The most anticipated events in Calgary :

ODESZA - Calgary (All Ages)
BMO Centre Calgary Stampede
Horizon Tour - Seven Lions, Tritonal, & Kill The Noise
The Palace Theatre
A Tribe Called Red w/ guests Smalltown DJs
The Palace Theatre
Above & Beyond
Big Four Building
Christmas Craft & Marketplace 2017
Auburn House
Troyboi - Calgary
The Palace Theatre
A Night of Stargazing at Ralph Klein Park
Ralph Klein Park
Jann Arden Christmas with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Jack Singer Concert Hall
Calgary Night Market * Holiday Market#1
Eau Claire Market
Jann Arden Christmas with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Jack Singer Concert Hall