An Evening With George M. Johnson
CPL's Rainbow Readers host a conversation with George M. Johnson. Audience Q&A and book signing follow.
Storytelling isn’t just a form of entertainment—for GEORGE M. JOHNSON, whose body of work on diversity and queer identity inspires readers across the world to “be themselves unapologetically,” writing has the power to change lives. Stories of queer identity and Black joy have the power to educate us on diversity, inspire social justice activism, and build community.
The award-winning Black non-binary author and activist is one of the 2022 TIME100 Next, Time magazine's annual list of rising stars, as well as one of Out’s 100 Most Influential LGBTQ People. They use their inspiring life story to teach individuals, corporations, and policymakers about LGBTQIA+ activism and social justice in healthcare.
Their New York Times bestselling memoir All Boys Aren’t Blue, a powerful recounting of George’s adolescence growing up as a young Black queer boy in New Jersey, was optioned for television by Gabrielle Union and Sony TV and called “an exuberant, unapologetic memoir infused with a deep but cleareyed love for its subjects” by the New York Times.