Who is K.?

Multi-talented Trans Disabled Artist

A 2009 Campus Pride Hot List artist, 2013 Trans Justice Funding Project Panelist, and 2013 Trans 100 Honoree, KAY ULANDAY BARRETT is a poet, performer, and educator, navigating life as a disabled pin@y-amerikan transgender queer in the U.S. with struggle, resistance, and laughter. Kay has featured on colleges & stages globally; Princeton University, UPENN, UC Berkeley, Musee Pour Rire in Montreal, and The Chicago Historical Society. Kay’s bold work continues to excite and challenge audiences. A seasoned speaker, Kay has facilitated workshops, presented keynotes, and contributed to panels with various social justice communities. Kay’s ideas have featured in Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, and WBAI Radio.

Honors include: 18 Million Rising Filipino American History Month Hero 2013, Chicago’s LGBTQ 30 under 30 awards, Finalist for The Gwendolyn Brooks Open-Mic Award, Windy City Times Pride Literary Poetry Prize. Their contributions are found in Poor Magazine, Kicked Out Anthology, Trans Bodies/Trans Selves, Windy City Queer: Dispatches from the Third Coast, Make/Shift, Filipino American Psychology, Asian Americans For Progress, The Advocate, and Bitch Magazine. Kay turns art into action and is dedicated to remixing recipes.

See their online swerve on twitter @kulandaybarrett or his website, kaybarrett.net

Upcoming Events

Trans Poets Will Burn Your House Down

Sunday, March 8 | 6:00pm

Bureau of General Services-Queer Division

208 West 13th St Room 210, New York, New York 10011

 

A night of trans poetry and possible pyromania to celebrate the launch of Issue 2 of the Zine of the Trans Poets Workshop NYC. Come for the incandescent performers, stay for the cool beer served by the Bureau’s charming staff. And don’t worry about your house, as long as we’re too busy with poetry, it’ll be just fine.

Kay Ulanday Barrett
Olympia Perez
Tyler Vile
Charles Theonia
Lilith Latini
Stephen Ira
Sasha Alexander
Vivien J Ryder
Tai Maag
Suneela Mubayi
Mya Adriene Byrne

Hosted by Cat Fitzpatrick

BGSQD is wheelchair accessible via an elevator. There is no cover charge but the exciting new poetry zine will be on sale.

Mixed AND “____”: Intersections of Being Multi-Racial w/ Our Other Identities, A Workshop with Kay Barrett

BROWN UNIVERSITY,
Providence RI
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at 5:30pm – 7:00pm

This workshop is limited to 25 participants. 

You must RSVP to reserve a spot here–> http://goo.gl/forms/JurVNJFAzH

Kay Ulanday Barrett has facilitated workshops, presented keynotes, and contributed to panels with various social justice communities. See their online swerve on twitter @kulandaybarrett or kaybarrett.net

Brought to you by the Multiracial Heritage Series at the Brown Center for Students of Color.

***In order that folks (including the facilitator) to be able to attend without throwing up, getting sick, and having to leave, please come fragrance free. Information about how to do this can be found here: http://www.brownstargirl.org/1/post/2012/03/fragrance-free-femme-of-colour-realness-draft-15.html.

George Brown University

Kay Ulanday Barrett as Feature!
Positive Space Spring Event,
George Brown College

Time: 11:45am-1pm
George Brown College
200 King St E

Southern Human Rights Organizer’s Conference (SHROC X)

10TH SOUTHERN HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZER’S CONFERENCE
DECEMBER 12-14, 2014
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA

International Longshoremen’s Assoc.
221 N.E. Lathrop Ave. Savannah, GA 

PANELIST
4:00 – 5:30 pmPlenary II: The Fight For Gender Justice, Without Limitations

(un)Heeled DapperQ modeling w/ Saint Harridan

DapperQ presents // “(un)Heeled: A Fashion Show for the Unconventionally Masculine” at Brooklyn Museum

dapperQ proudly presents // “(un)Heeled: A Fashion Show for the Unconventionally Masculine” at the Brooklyn Museum. The event is one of the largest celebrations of style for masculine presenting women and transmasculine individuals, offering an alternative narrative to the museum’s current “Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe” exhibition.

*FREE ADMISSION*
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6TH
BEAUX ARTS COURT, BROOKLYN MUSEUM

*FASHION, MUSIC, ART, EAT, DRINK*

7PM
Mini Pop-Up Shops ft:
► Goorin Bros.
► Jag & Co.
► Saint Harridan
► Sir New York

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CREATING CONNECTIONS

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SEEKING LIBERATION

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FINGER ON THE PULSE

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Snacks Eaten
81
Speeches Made
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Miles Traveled
205
Poems Written

What K. Tweets

K. on Twitter

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K. Work
Since My Body – EP / Uploadable Drop Card (Live Recording)

Since My Body – EP / Uploadable Drop Card (Live Recording)

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Chapbook – for^in (self-publication) by Kay Ulanday Barrett

Chapbook – for^in (self-publication) by Kay Ulanday Barrett

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brown out shouts!

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since my body

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Questions to the president

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Psalm for a womon at age 60

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song for the kicked out

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Scheduled Events

Events
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All donations will go to the following:

  • basic costs of medical needs including medication, pain management, long-awaited surgeries
  • medical tools/aids
  • basic living expenses

SUPPORT K.

Can’t book me but want to support my work?

Feel free to donate to a BROWN ROUND WOBBLY BOI HUSTLE!

You can send some kindness my way via donation for my basic livelihood are appreciated.

If you can guess, being transgender, disabled, brown, and poor cultural critic/worker isn’t a lucrative career. My work does incite ways that navigate some hope.

If you live this life similarly, you know access, resources, and daily sustenance aren’t a game. Being sick/chronically-ill/disabled in this big ableist gender-binary world has some (systemic) struggle!

Any donations you can donate via my PayPal by clicking this guy:

 

If you donate more than $30, you’ll get an upcoming WINTER SNUGGLE
gift that includes my upcoming new EP come the new 2015 year!

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