Katie Barnes and R.B. Brooks
Katie Barnes and R.B. Brooks

Saturday, November 4, 2023
12:00 - 2:00 p.m. EDT

Central Bank Center
Exhibit Hall A-2

The Revoluncheon is a lunch and learn session at MBLGTACC, focusing on the greatest issues facing Midwest queer and trans communities.

Featured educators will aid us in grappling with major questions around community building, movement work, and creating a liberated future.

Anyone is welcome to attend this space. Lunch will be provided to attendees who registered in advance and received lunch tickets. External food is not allowed in the space due to contractual obligations.

About the Revoluncheon speakers

Katie Barnes

Katie Barnes (they/them, author of Fair Play: How Sports Shape the Gender Debates, is a leading journalist covering legislation and policy affecting transgender and intersex athletes. Katie will also deliver the Saturday keynote—Read Katie’s full bio.

R.B. Brooks

R.B. Brooks (they/them) is the Institute’s director of programs. They oversee strategic direction and implementation of the organization’s major programs and serve as the host of Take the Last Bite, a show where we take Midwest Nice, fold it into a paper airplane and torpedo it into oblivion. R.B. majored in creative writing and journalism at the University of Missouri Kansas City (2014) where they had the opportunity to plan MBLGTACC 2014. They received their masters of higher education administration from the University of Kansas (2016). Read R.B.’s full bio.

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