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Evolution or Extinction? The Future of Gender

Future of Gender

As our definitions of masculinity and femininity shift, gender is no longer as strong a factor in pre-determining the structures of our lives, families, communities and identities today. How will these changes play out over the next few decades? What will gender mean in 2050?

Join New America NYC and the Global Gender Parity Initiative for a conversation on the future of gender and its impact on our lives.

Participants:

Kate Bornstein
Author, performance artist, and gender theorist Author, A Queer and Pleasant Danger: A Memoir
@katebornstein

Tavia Nyong'o
Associate Professor of Performance Studies, New York University Author, The Amalgamation Waltz: Race, Performance, and the Ruses of Memory
@Afrofabulist

Sophia Wallace
Conceptual artist
@sophiawallace

Gary Barker
Internatoinal Director, Promundo - DC, Instituto Promundo

June Thomas
Culture Critic and Outward Editor, Slate