Past Events


Keynote Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient at the University of Michigan Lavender Graduation.
Organized by the Spectrum Center.   

Time: 4:30 – 7:00pm

Location: William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center

1443 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

March 23, 2019

March LezRead: My Butch Career and Pregnant Butch hosted by The Jim Toy Community Center *

Time: 4:00 – 6:00pm

Location:  The Jim Toy Community Center

319 Braun Ct.
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

*Esther was not personally involved in the planning of this event, but it is exciting to see book clubs
embracing My Butch Career! Go and support LezRead, Ann Arbor’s premier book club for queer women.

March 15, 2019

Esther Newton & Jean Carlomusto: Book Launch & Film Sneak Peek

Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm

Location: Bureau of General Services—Queer Division

208 West 13th Street, Room 210
New York, NY, 10011, United States

March 14, 2019

My Butch Career: A Memoir By Esther Newton

Time: 6:30 – 8 PM


Performance Studies @ NYU
721 Broadway St.
New York, New York 10003

January 18, 2019

My Butch Career reading, Resort on Carefree Blvd. Not open to the public.

November 2, 2018

Introduced by David Halperin. My Butch Career: reading, with commentary by Holly Hughes,
Clare Croft, and Gayle Rubin.  

Presented by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender at the University of Michigan

August 16, 2018

My Butch Career: a reading, part of the LGBTQ Alumni Association Scholarship Fundraising Event

Presented by the LGBTQ Alumni Association of the University of Michigan

May 23, 2018