The Girl Talk: Gender Is A Drag Edition at The Hideout

Hey y’all! One of our organizers, Sophie, will be speaking at this event! Sophie Bee is a writer, speaker, activist, and queer trans woman. She is an organizer with Support Ho(s)e, a radical collective of sex workers, clients, and trusted accomplices building community in Chicago. Support Ho(s)e also runs the Justice For Alisha Walker campaign ( which raises awareness and support for Alisha Walker, an incarcerated sex worker who is being punished for defending herself against a violent client. In addition to Support Ho(s)e, Sophie is also a key organizer with Slut Walk Chicago, and she has worked with many other radical groups fighting for the rights of sex workers, people of color, incarcerated people, and queer people in Chicago.

Her work has appeared in The Nib, Autostraddle, and Salonathon. Her writing focuses on media, film, queer representation, culture, queer history, and sex worker rights. In her work as an event promoter and host, she focuses on creating spaces for queer, trans, and gender non-conforming people in Chicago. She has hosted at Hugo Ball, Femme’s Room, Rosebud, and other queer-focused dance parties and events. She can be found on twitter at

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