BOOK CLUB AT HPU LIBRARIES

July 13, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Zoom


This summer, we are reading transgender rights activist Janet Mock's stirring memoir, Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More

 

Mock, a trans woman of Hawaiian and Black descent, relays her experience growing up in Oʻahu's Kalihi neighborhood. She imparts hardships she experienced—poverty, parents with addictions—as well as moments of light, like finding support in Hawaiian culture for māhū, and the embrace of family and friends. 

 

Offering accessible language and insight on an underrepresented and marginalized population, Redefining Realness is Mock's story of achieving self-realization and practicing authenticity. 

 

Read the ebook at https://tinyurl.com/4udcd3au and check out our book club guide for more information. 

 

Zoom Meeting: https://tinyurl.com/23dxspey 

Meeting ID: 886 7668 5378 

Passcode: 922617 

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