Author Event: Jo Ivester
Meet the author of Once a Girl, Always a Boy: A Family Memoir of a Transgender Journey
About the Book: This family memoir shares Jeremy Ivester’s journey from childhood through coming out as transgender and eventually emerging as an advocate for the transgender community. This is not only Jeremy’s story but also that of his family told from multiple perspectives—those of the siblings who struggled to understand the brother they once saw as a sister, and of the parents who ultimately joined him in the battle against discrimination.
About the Author: Jo Ivester is an author and speaker, focusing on LGBTQ & civil rights advocacy. Her books include the award-winning memoir The Outskirts of Hope (2015) and the upcoming family memoir Once A Girl, Always a Boy (2020).
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