Activist and Actor to Deliver ‘The END of Gender’ Talk on October 8

Scott Turner Schofield Presents Free Talk on National Coming OUT Day

Hartford, Connecticut, October 7, 2015

What: Activist and actor Scott Turner Schofield will deliver a talk on National Coming OUT Day about a journey from bending the binary to breaking glass ceilings, a story of self-discovery and self-affirmation, and a call for the end of gender as we know it.

When: Thursday, October 8, 2015, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where: Vernon Social Center, on the Trinity College campus – 114 Vernon Street, Hartford, CT

Background: Scott Turner Schofield is a trans man with two careers: one as an actor, and one as a diversity speaker about transgender issues. As an actor, Schofield is known for his role as Nick in “The Bold and the Beautiful,” the first trans character in a soap opera to be played by an openly trans actor. As a diversity speaker and educator, Schofield spreads awareness about how to be an ally to transgender people. Schofield has spoken at dozens of schools around the country including Yale, Brown, and Cornell, and often influences policies at the institutions and corporations where he speaks. He has been profiled by The Advocate, People magazine, and other media outlets; delivered a TED Talk lecture titled “Ending Gender”; and won a National Performance Network Creation Fund Award for his performance, “Becoming a Man in 127 EASY Steps.” For more information, visit his website, www.scott-t-schofield.com.

The event is sponsored by the Trinity Queer Resource Center. The talk is free and open to the public.