Tolerance Renaissance

Starting in 2021, MDKEDU offers lectures on queer culture and anti-discrimination

For 20+ years Maja Darkest Karlsson has written music and performed on stage in various ways. When she came out as a trans woman in 2006 she started writing for Swedish magazines like Ottar, Kom ut and later Bang and Feministiskt Perspektiv. Maja’s bachelor in feminist theory, cultural studies, sociology and media analysis is not why Maja is a good educator – although it helps in speaking with academics and management. The reason is rather the same fuel that drives her artistic production: years of experience as openly queer, employed in public service and a touring musician – always trans and for many years visibly deviant.

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