Join us for a conversation that explores the Black LGBTQ community’s experiences with religion and the church. Author Michael Arceneaux will join us and share from his debut New York Times best seller, I Can’t Date Jesus, a timely collection of hysterical and soul searching essays about what it is like to grow up in a world that constantly tries to deride and diminish your humanity.
Uncle Bobbie’s welcomes Michael Arceneaux or a book talk and signing of I Can't Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and Other Reasons I've Put My Faith in Beyoncé.
The Penn LGBT Center presents the 2018 Mark D. Gordon Lecture with Michael Arceneaux, author of I Can't Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and Other Reasons I've Put My Faith in Beyonce. The conversation is open to all.
Through his candor and wit, Arceneaux unapologetically addresses race, sexuality, religion, and pop culture through the lens of Marginalization in today's America. His comments on life as a black gay man, and how his Catholic upbringing and Howard University education have helped him give voice to an often silenced community. His writing is serious about the issues, but with a tone that is full of joy, humor, and a love of Beyonce!
The Annenberg School is a co-sponsor of the event.
Join Michael Arceneaux, the author of the New York Times-bestseller I Can't Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and Other Reasons I've Put My Faith in Beyoncé, for a frank and funny conversation unpacking the intersections of culture, sexuality, religion, race … and Beyoncé.
Hosted by NC State's Interdisciplinary Studies program in partnership with Women's and Gender Studies, Africana Studies, the African American Cultural Center, and the GLBT Center.
Join author and writer Michael Arceneaux at Wake Forest University in conversation with former NFL player and LGBTQIA+ activist, Wade Davis about race, sexuality, and the church. A book signing will follow the discussion.
In conversation with Helena Andrews, author of Bitch Is The New Black and columnist at the Washington Post, about I Can’t Date Jesus at the Baltimore Books Festival.
Click here to meet Michael Arceneaux when he joins us to celebrate I Can't Date Jesus. With the characteristic wit and candor that have made him one of today's boldest writers on social issues, I Can't Date Jesus is Michael's impassioned, forthright, and refreshing look at minority life in today's America. He describes his journey in learning to embrace his identity when the world told him to do the opposite in conversation with Janet Mock.
Click here to join us as we welcome Michael Arceneaux, the author of I Can't Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and Other Reasons I've Put My Faith in Beyoncé, in conversation with author and television personality Demetria L. Lucas.
I Can’t Date Jesus is a timely collection of essays that tell—without apologies—what it’s like to be outspoken and brave in a divisive world.
Click here to join us as Michael sits down with Doreen St. Felix from The New Yorker to share his story.