Published: May 29, 2019

Woodzick in libaray

K. Woodzick writes

 

"Kevin Kantor (they/them) is a genderqueer non-binary director, actor, and performance poet working to challenge, deconstruct, and reimagine traditional semiotics of gender on stage and in performance. "

WOODZICK: Kevin Kantor, I know you as an actor, activist, and poet. When you meet someone new, how do you introduce yourself? 

KANTOR: I start usually with, “Hello, I’m Kevin, pronouns they, them,” and go from there. A mentor of mine, Ken Arkind, a poet from Denver, Colorado, has always said that we gift one another with our names. I’ve carried that sentiment with me for a long time. Usually, when I meet someone new, I’ve borrowed Ken’s phrasing, “Gift me with your name?”

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