Wendy Stuart and guest co-host Simone Kraus will be hosting TriVersity Talk! this Wednesday at 7 PM ET with featured guest Bettie Pages.
TriVersity Talk! is a weekly web series with featured guests discussing their lives, activism and pressing issues in the LGBTQ Community. With TriVersity Talk!, the goal is to laugh and learn.
TriVersity Talk! Is part of TriVersity’s ICARE Initiative. ICARE stands for Increasing Community Awareness through Relevant Education. ICARE Programs are generously funded by The Greater Pike Community Foundation.
SIMONE KRAUS is the former Vice President of TriVersity, in Milford PA, and is a retired Pipefitter of 40 years and has been married for 40 years to her wife Mary, where they live in Glenwood, NJ. Simone is a regular panelist for Gender Equality New York and has written articles for several newspapers. She is involved with ‘Operation Hope’, an outreach program which is being developed to assist Veterans and their families, based out of Morris County, NJ.
Simone is on the planning committee for Morris County’s Pride Event in June 2022.
Simone was interviewed for and appeared in the movie ‘Rainbow Ending,’ directed by Alan Kaplan which was an official selection at the 2019 Chelsea Film Festival in NYC, and has been featured on TriVersity Talk discussing Transgender issues, and most recently participated in a podcast called ‘ Necessary Conversations with a Black Woman ‘ hosted by Jessica Mason which will air at the end of January 2022.
Simone was just elected to the Sussex County Democratic Committee in NJ, as well as the Vernon Township Democratic Committee.
Simone is a 4th degree Black Belt in the Aikido system, as well as a 1st degree in Iaido, and currently teaching Tai Chi. Simone is writing her Memoir about late stage transitioning, to be published in 2023.
Meet activist and Imperial Court Czarina Bettie Pages Transitioning later in life has it’s challenges, and often finding your own truth depends on the support of your sisters. Born a cis gendered male, discovering drag, and then becoming a part of The Imperial Court Council, helped her to not only find her truth but shape her self identity and political beliefs.
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