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PFLAG Tulare-Kings Counties to host Skyler Cooper

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  • Last Updated: Thursday, 12 November 2015 13:58
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PFLAG Tulare-Kings Counties will host Skyler Cooper at it's November meeting, Sunday, 11/15.  The meeting will be held at the Educational and Cultural Center, Congregation B'nai David, 1039 S. Chinowth, Visalia, from 3pm to 5pm.  Hear Skyler Cooper speak and watch a screening of  the short film "Hero Mars" as part of November's Transgender Day of Remembrance. Join us for dinner afterward.

From the PFLAG Tulare-Kings Counties Facebook page:

Skyler Cooper is a dynamic, talented, and inspirational award-winning artist, who has been acting in film and theater for fourteen years. Cooper is an influential transgender pioneer in the arts and has received critical acclaim for his gender-bending title role in live performances of Othello. Having appeared in the films Elena Undone, The Owls, and The Insomniacs, and television on RuPaul’s Drag U, Skyler was recently voted one of Autostraddle’s 100 LGBTQ People You Should Know. Hero Mars marks Cooper’s directorial debut; he also wrote, produced, and starred in this beautifully cinematic and thought-provoking award-winning short film. Currently Cooper is in development of his next film, Worthy of Survival. The Gulf War veteran says: “My overall life experience has aided in my ability to relate to many different people as an actor, producer, and director. Today I see my experiences as stories yet to be told, stories that I hope will transform to inspirational guidelines for life.”

PFLAG provides a safe and confidential space place to talk about sexual orientation and gender identity, and works to build a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.

There is no cost to attend, and membership is optional.

PFLAG Tulare and Kings Counties is a non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) status.