Jenny Boylan—author, activist, and teacher—will talk about the LGBTQ experience and the current political climate from her position as a writer for the New York Times op-ed page and as co-chair of the media advocacy nonprofit GLAAD. Author of the first bestselling work by a transgender American, She’s Not There, Boylan is also a longtime member of the Colby community, where she taught in the English Department for 25 years and is currently a special advisor to President Greene. Each spring she serves as the inaugural Anna Quindlen Writer in Residence and professor of English at Barnard College of Columbia University in New York. Sponsored by the Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs.
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