Dec. 4, 2014
C. Walsh Theatre at Suffolk University
55 Temple Street Boston, MA 02114
Kristen Beck (author, Warrior Princess: A U.S. Navy SEAL's Journey to Coming Out Transgender)
Co-presented with the Suffolk University Seminar for Freshman
As a 20-year veteran Navy SEAL, Christopher Beck was hailed as a hero, serving on thirteen deployments and ultimately earning a Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. But Chris's biggest battle was coming to terms with the fact that she was really a woman. Now known as Kristen, Beck opens up about her life in a field of masculinity while struggling to acknowledge and accept her true gender. Suffolk English Professor Elif Armbruster helps Beck present her true story, a profile of finding the courage to be herself.