“For many years I worked with queer youth, and it is now such an honor to be able to work with LGBT older adults at SAGE,” says Katie Liederman, who designs and implements programming at the SAGE Center in midtown Manhattan. “Even though there is so much conflict in the LGBT community, I am constantly moved by our commonalities.” Working at SAGE has allowed Katie to learn about queer life way before Stonewall. (“I know things that you can´t find in any history book or read about on any website.”) Liederman has what may be the queerest resume in the world, including gigs as a case manager and youth services coordinator at the Bronx Community Pride Center, a volunteer for queer youth shelter Sylvia´s Place and a writer for publications like Velvetpark, Prettyqueer.com, and GO, in addition to Penthouse Forum, Nerve, The Huffington Post, BlackBook, and others. Right now, she has a monthly queer travel reading series, TRIPS, at Metropolitan, and she´s directing and producing her latest play, Romancing Daniel. (Way to make us feel like slackers, Katie!) Catch it July 30 through August 1 at Under St. Marks. -GH
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