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Tue, Jun 04



SOLD OUT: Spilling the Tea with new release The T in LGBT+

Join YouTube stars Jamie Raines and Shaaba in conversation with author Schuyler Bailar as they discuss and answer your questions about their new book, The T in LGBT!

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SOLD OUT: Spilling the Tea with new release The T in LGBT+
SOLD OUT: Spilling the Tea with new release The T in LGBT+

Time & Location

Jun 04, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Connexion, 149 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02145, USA

About the Event

***As of Tuesday, May 28th, this event is SOLD OUT. There is a waitlist ticket available, if more tickets become available. There will be no tickets sold at the door for this event.***

Join us and YouTube stars Jamie Raines and Shaaba on Tuesday, June 4th at Connexion* as as he discusses and answers your questions about his new book, The T in LGBT! Sharing advice, tips and personal stories, The T in LGBT is an indispensable guide to the trans experience and gender identity. Whether you're exploring your own identity or want to learn about the trans experience to support someone or understand allyship, everyone is welcome. Jamie and Shaaba will be joined in conversation by educator, advocate and author Schuyler Bailar.

Each ticket will include a signed copy of The T in LGBT and admission to the event.

"Inclusivity" isn't just a buzzword to us. We make every effort to ensure our space and events are accessible to and for everyone. If you or someone in your party needs accommodations, please email us at

*Connexion is an open and affirming church. They are proud sponsors of our free diverse library in the East Somerville neighborhood, and have a great relationship with All She Wrote Books. For more info, please visit

About The T in LGBT

A practical and highly accessible guide for those navigating society as a trans person or trying to gain understanding of the trans experience, from psychologist, content creator, and LGBTQ+ advocate Jamie Raines, with over one million YouTube subscribers.

The T in LGBT offers the reader a safe space to explore and learn about the myriad topics surrounding gender identity. Whether you're questioning your own identity and are looking for advice on certain stages of transition, or you're wanting to learn about the trans experience to support someone and better understand allyship, this is your one-stop guide to everything trans related, covering everything from dysphoria to hormones, pronouns to myth busting common misconceptions and everything in between. The T in LGBT is packed with advice, easily digestible fact boxes, and personal stories from an array of trans voices.

Handled with sensitivity and making sure to explore even the most basic of issues at the heart of a trans experience, Jamie Raines has written a beautiful, practical, and highly accessible guide to those navigating society as a trans person or trying to gain a better understanding of the trans experience.

About Jamie Raines

Jamie Raines is a transgender creator known for his quintessential humor and advocacy. He makes twice-weekly videos to his audience of over a million people on YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok. Named Influencer of the Year and Sunday Times Best Selling Author of The T in LGBT, Jamie is a leading figure in the UK LGBT community. His PhD in psychology focusing on transgender wellbeing, development, and sexuality, also supports this.

About Shaaba

Shaaba is a brown, bisexual creator known for her advice content and music to her audience of over a hundred thousand people on YouTube and Instagram. Her genuine and intimate insights of life make her a friend to all through videos, songs, and as co-host of the 1 800 Drama podcast with Jamie. Her debut single was immediately picked up by BBC Introducing and her music is a hit across all streaming platforms. Shaaba also has a PhD in psychology and computer science on social media and its impact on wellbeing and behavior. 

About Schuyler Bailar

Schuyler Bailar (he/him) is an educator, author, and advocate. He is also the first transgender athlete to compete in any sport on an NCAA Division 1 men’s team. Schuyler’s exemplary work has earned him numerous honors including NYC Pride Grand Marshall, the Out 100, LGBTQ Nation’s Instagram Advocate of the year, and the Harvard Varsity Director’s Award. In addition to being one of the top LGBTQ+ educators and advocates, Schuyler is a leading DEI speaker and advisor who has been featured in countless media outlets. Schuyler also hosts the hit podcast “Dear Schuyler” on gender and culture and is the creator of the groundbreaking gender literacy online learning series. He holds a degree in Cognitive Neuroscience and Evolutionary Psychology from Harvard, and works in four research labs focusing in clinical psychology and public health.

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