Ill & Addicted: Recovery and Black Womanhood | Beyond the Page

Ill & Addicted: Recovery and Black Womanhood

Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Waunakee Public Library

Lexy Ware shares her stories of addictions, trauma, and having bipolar disorder and C-PTSD. In this interactive presentation, Lexy will also discuss the challenges of being a Queer and Disabled Black woman and share her story of survival. Interactive components will include reading some Audre, Zora, and Alice as well as give people a chance to write their own prose/poetry.

Lexy Ware is a doula, writer, and journalist. She is a Queer, Disabled, and Recovering Black woman. Lexy is advocate for women, survivors, pregnant people and Disabled people. She believes in liberation for Black and all marginalized peoples and believes that true freedom begins when we free ourselves. Lexy works as an advocacy doula, volunteers for reproductive healthcare causes, writes for magazines and is currently in the process of publishing a work of creative non-fiction titled “The End of Abandon.”

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