Cameron’s event will be a collaboration between the Gender Equity Center and the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, serving as a keynote for both SVAP Week and Penn State Pride. Cameron will lead a keynote discussion with moderated Q&A.
Cameron Esposito is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor and writer. Cameron has appeared on NBC, CBS, Comedy Central, TBS, IFC, E!, Cartoon Network and HBO Canada, as well as in Indie films featured at the Sundance and SXSW film festivals and big budget features for nationwide release and at comedy and music festivals worldwide. Cameron hosts her own standup show, Put Your Hands Together, every Tuesday night at the famed Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angles. Cameron’s podcast, Queery, features interviews LGBTQ+ icons and luminaries. Cameron is co-creator and co-star of Take My Wife, which garnered rave reviews from the New York Times, Vanity Fair, Vulture and Indiewire and is available on Starz. Her most recent special, Rape Jokes, is a standup special from a survivor’s perspective. To date, Rape Jokes has raised almost $100,000 for RAINN. Her memoir, Save Yourself, was released in March 2020.
This engagement is sponsored by the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, UPUA, the Gender Equity Center, Center Safe, the Rock Ethics Institute, and the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.