The Glades: Transgender Talk Story with Legendary Performer Brandy Lee

October 6, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Hālau o Haumea, Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies Add to Calendar

Brandy Lee and other legendary drag artists will share their stories as performers at the Glades nightclub in Honolulu's Chinatown in the 1960's. Their story is one of overcoming widespread discrimination with resistance, finesse, power and sisterhood.

There will be a screening of the work-in-progress Glades Project documentary by filmmaker Connie Florez followed by an engaging talk story with Brandy Lee and others, facilitated by Sami Akuna, aka Cocoa Chandelier.

Panelists include:

• Marina Del Rey

• Jerrine Jeffries

• Valeri “DJ” Michaels

• Shelrae “Lynda Brown” Roberts

This event is co-sponsored by the UH Mānoa LGBTQ+ Center, Hawaiʻi Health and Harm Reduction Center, Kuaʻana Project, Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, Hawaii LGBT Legacy Foundation and is a Honolulu Pride event.

Event Sponsor
LGBTQ+ Center, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Camaron Miyamoto, (808) 956-9250,, Enter Title Here (PDF)

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