The Queens’ English, The LGBTQIA+ Dictionary of Lingo and Colloquial Phrases is an examination of the American LGBTQ+ culture, including the impact of the Harlem Renaissance on African American gay culture and more. “Who is this book for? It is literally for everyone. Those in the community who deserve to be celebrated deserve to have the visibility to show how beautifully unique they are, ” said Davis.
Meet Author Chloe O. Davis in person at following events:
BLM Los Angeles Presents: A Book Panel Discussion on The Queens’ English!
Author Chloe Davis (@nez_davis) of the book The Queens’ English (@thequeensenglishus) joins BLMLA members in a book talk about the official dictionary for LGBTQIA+. We will not just talk about definitions and Black venacular but celebrate Black LGBTQIA+ culture. Here’s more about Chloe. You can join the discussion on our Facebook page Oct 15th 6pm PT.Chloe O. Davis is a proud Black bisexual woman and debut author who works in the entertainment industry in New York. A graduate of Hampton University and Temple University, she has centered her creative platform on amplifying the narratives of Black culture and heightening the awareness of the LGBTQIA+ community. Davis’s work as a dancer, actor, and creative has allowed her to travel to all fifty states and internationally. In addition to performing at premier theaters across the country, such as New York City Center, the Apollo Theater, the Kennedy Center, the Muny, and the Berkeley Repertory Theatre, she has appeared on PBS Great Performances with Porgy and Bess at the Metropolitan Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert on NBC, and Southern Landscape performed by the Philadelphia Dance Company (PHILADANCO!).In tandem with performing, Chloe O. Davis has spent fifteen years researching, writing and creating The Queens’ English, The LGBTQIA+ Dictionary of Lingo and Colloquial Phrases. She believes this dictionary is a starting point for important conversations around inclusivity, sexuality, gender expression and identity.
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All She Wrote Books welcomes Chloe Davis in conversation with owner Christina Pascucci-Ciampa for a celebration of The Queens’ English!
Thu, October 21, 2021 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM CDT
All She Wrote Books welcomes Chloe Davis in conversation with owner Christina Pascucci-Ciampa for a celebration of The Queens’ English: The LGBTQIA+ Dictionary of Lingo and Colloquial Phrases. Do you know where “yaaaas queen!” comes from? Do you know the difference between a bear and a wolf? Do you know what all the letters in LGBTQIA+ stand for? Queen’s English is a landmark reference guide to the LGBTQIA+ community’s contributions to the English language–an intersectional, inclusive, playfully illustrated glossary featuring more than 800 terms and fabulous phrases created by and for queer culture.
AUTHOR TALK | THE POWER OF LANGUAGE: UNPACKING DIVERSITY AND INTERSECTIONALITY IN LGBTQ CULTURE
Friday, October 22, 2021 6:00 PM 7:30 PM
Author Chloe Davis will discuss her new book The Queens’ English: The LGBTQIA+ Dictionary of Lingo and Colloquial Phrases (Clarkson Potter, 2021). Her talk will explore how language shapes culture; highlight the diverse communities and intersectional identities that make up our LGBTQ community; unpack the beautiful complexity of queer history; and foreground the importance of empowering, providing resources for, and making visible queer, gay, Black and trans identities.
This event will take place online. After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with a link and instructions on how to join. www.glbthistory.org/events
Free | $5 suggested donation Tickets are available online here: https://bit.ly/37XQB5x
For more information visit: www.thequeensenglishus.com