Alec Butler is a Toronto-based Two-Spirit trans masculine nonbinary playwright, video-maker, performer, and director/curator who was brought up on Cape Breton Island as Audrey. “Lost Fingers” was saved from the fire where they burned most of the dozens of poems they wrote as a queer youth in the early 1970s. Butler is best known for critically acclaimed plays such as Black Friday?, which was published in Lesbian Plays: Coming of Age in Canada in 2006 and nominated for the Governor General’s Award for Drama (English). Alec has contributed articles to Unwatchable, a collection of articles by filmmakers, visual artists, and scholars; Queers Were Here; and the award-nominated collection Any Other Way: How Toronto Got Queer. Alec is pursuing Indigenous Studies and Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto.
This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada. Ce projet est financé en partie par le gouvernement du Canada.
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