When: Thu., April 14, 7-8:30 p.m. 2016
Like most adolescents, Skylar Kergil explored his identity during his teen years. Unlike most adolescents, he did it in front of an online audience of millions. Kergil, raised in the Boston suburb of Acton, Mass., began documenting his transition from female to male on YouTube in early 2009, earning more than eight million views and tons of cyber support. “I don’t even know you but I’m so happy because you look so happy!” reads one comment. The musician, artist and activist, now 24, shares his story in a poignant talk that touches on transgender rights.