None of the Above

with Travis Alabanza and Reni Eddo-Lodge

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Left, a photo of a person with brown skin and a short bob of curly hair. Their left hand is touching their face and their right is resting on the other wrist. They have acrylic teal nails. They are wearing a checked top with a peter pan collar. Middle, a pink book cover reading 'NONE OF THE ABOVE'. Right, a Black woman with short dark hair, wearing glasses and a statement earring.

None of the Above
with Travis Alabanza and Reni Eddo-Lodge

Watch here live on Thursday 28 July, 19.00 - 20.30

Young LGBTQ+ icon Travis Alabanza is joined by award-winning writer Reni Eddo-Lodge

Travis Alabanza is an award-winning writer, performer and all-round LGBTQ+ icon. Their stage shows Burgerz and Overflow explored the joy and traumas of being a trans person in public spaces. Travis is now releasing their much anticipated memoir None of the Above.

Travis will talk to Reni Eddo-Lodge, the award-winning author of Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race. Live from the British Library Theatre.

'When you are someone that falls outside of categories in so many ways, a lot of things are said to you. And I have had a lot of things said to me.' In None of the Above, Travis Alabanza examines seven phrases people have directed at them about their gender identity. These phrases have stayed with them over the years.

Some are deceptively innocuous, some deliberately loaded or offensive, some celebratory; sentences that have impacted them for better and for worse; sentences that speak to the broader issues raised by a world that insists that gender must be a binary

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