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Tony Lashden (they\them) – Belarusian writer, journalist, and feminist activist. Co-founder of queer feminist collective “tender for gender”. MSc in Media and Communication (Stockholm University, 2018), MA in Gender, Law, and Social Justice (Umea University, in progress).
Tony has recently published their second book, a collection of the short-stories The last bus departs at 8 o’clock (Minsk, 2021). In their work Tony explores topics of trauma, mental (dis)order, intimacy and sexuality beyond normative expression. Tony is a vocal speaker and promoter of feminist and queer writing that focus on unspeakable experiences that fall outside of the societal norms.