Book Soup presents Gigi Gorgeous and Gottmik discussing The T Guide: Our Trans Experiences and a Celebration of Gender Expression--Man, Woman, Nonbinary, and Beyond

In this fabulous, fashion-forward guide, transgender icons Gigi Gorgeous and Gottmik discuss the ins and outs of being transgender with their honest, hilarious, and GORGEOUS tales of what it means to be true to oneself--and they've picked up a few friends along the way.

Whether you're embarking on your own transgender journey or seeking the knowledge to be the best ally you can be, there is something to be learned from every story they tell.

The T Guide also includes anecdotes and advice from advocates, allies, and activists across the gender spectrum. Contributors include U.S. Senator Sarah McBride, musician Adam Lambert, and the iconic Paris Hilton. (Alpha Books)


Gigi Gorgeous is a YouTube star, transgender activist, television personality, author, actress, and LGBTQ+ advocate. In 2017 she was named one of Time Magazine's "25 Most Influential People on the Internet" and one of Forbes' "30 Under 30." Her story was chronicled in the 2017 documentary This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous, and she has made appearances on Project Runway All StarsCanada's Drag RaceEntertainment Tonight, and Access Hollywood, among others.


Gottmik (a.k.a Kade Gottlieb) is an American drag performer, actor, and make-up artist. The first transgender male to compete on RuPaul's Drag Race, Gottmik has since graced the covers of British Vogue and OUT, as well as been profiled in global publications such as VogueAllureInStyleC*ndyGlamourCosmopolitan, and Entertainment Weekly, among others. In 2021, Gottmik was featured on Variety's "Power of Young Hollywood" list. In addition to touring the US and Europe as a celebrated drag performer, Gottmik has been featured in various fashion campaigns including Versace & Savage X Fenty and hosted the red carpet at the MTV Movie & TV Awards.


Event location: Pride Hall located at the Los Angeles LGBT Center at 1118 North McCadden Place Los Angeles, 90038.


Tickets include one entry and one hardcover copy of The T Guide, to be handed out at check-in. A book signing will follow the talk.


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Event date: 
Monday, May 15, 2023 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Los Angeles LGBT Center
1118 North McCadden Place
Los Angeles, CA 90038
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