Jewish Literary Festival: Dan Savage
The Hyman S. & Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival presents:
American Savage: Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics
Tickets: $30, Discounted Member, Senior, Student: $25, Federal Employee: $15
VIP $100 (private author reception and front-row seating)
**Advance sales closed--limited tickets available at the door at 7:30 pm**
“America’s most in-your-face sex columnist and gay rights activist” (Publishers Weekly), Savage is best known for his honest social commentary, his globally-syndicated column “Savage Love,” and the It Gets Better Project, a viral video campaign launched in response to a wave of LGBT youth suicides. Savage will share insights on topics ranging from marriage and sex ed to the "gay agenda" and faith communities.
Dan Savage is a writer, TV personality, and activist. In addition to his sex advice column, “Savage Love,” his writing has appeared in publications including The New York Times, GQ and Rolling Stone. Savage is also the author of several books, including Savage Love and The Kid: What Happened When My Boyfriend and I Decided to Get Pregnant (PEN West Award for Creative Nonfiction, Lambda Literary Award for Nonfiction). He has appeared on CNN, The Colbert Report, Real Time with Bill Maher and many more.
"An extraordinarily personal, deeply felt book about traditional marriage, authentic and healthy religion and a traditional sex life."—Washington Post
PLUS: In conjunction with the event, GLOE will host anti-bullying/anti-suicide trainings in the fall, open to all, to learn the warning signs and how to help. (More info and sign-up coming soon!)
Program Co-Sponsors: ACLU of the Nation's Capital, Congregation Bet Mishpachah, Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington, DC
Promotional Partners: The Center for Diversity and Inclusion at American University, Hamsa-University of Maryland's Jewish LGBTQ Group
See the entire Festival line-up here!
Check out the DCJCC's "It Gets Better" video, in support of inclusive and welcoming Jewish (and ALL faith) communities.