We are excited to bring back Deena Kaye Rose to our December Lambda Holiday Lunch.
Deena Kaye Rose is a Nashville songwriting legend. She has written songs for some of Country's most renowned stars like Johnny Cash, Jerry Reed, John Denver and wrote the theme song to the all-time American classic movie, Smokey and the Bandit. Deena Kaye Rose has done it all, but she did much of it as a male writer with a feminine soul living inside, yearning to come out.
Today, Deena is a transgender woman and activist, sharing the history of her journey in performances and lectures around the country. She is letting trans persons know they are not alone.
In Deena Kaye Rose’s new book, Some Days Are Diamonds, she chronicles the best and worst times of living the raucous and crazy musician life all the while knowing
Deena’s hope is that her tale of growing up knowing she was a transgender woman in a time when those topics