Munroe Bergdorf: Transitional
Renowned activist and model Munroe Bergdorf launches her life-affirming, heartfelt and intimate new book, Transitional, in conversation with Clara Amfo.
Transitioning is an alignment of the invisible and the physical. It is truth rising to the surface. It is one of the most fundamental aspects of the human condition – a part of our experience as a conscious being, no matter who we are.
As time goes on, we all develop as people. We all transition. It’s what binds us, not what separates us.
In her new book, Transitional, Bergdorf shares reflections from her own life to illustrate how transitioning is an essential part of all of our lives.
Through the story of one woman’s extraordinary mission to live with authenticity, Transitional shows us how to heal, how to build a stronger community and how to evolve as a society out of shame and into pride.
Munroe Bergdorf was appointed as Contributing Editor at British Vogue, and has written for publications including The Guardian, Evening Standard and Grazia.
In 2019, Bergdorf was awarded an honorary doctorate for campaigning for transgender rights by the University of Brighton, and appointed as a National Advocate for UN Women UK.
Bergdorf is a proud ambassador for gender variant and transgender youth charity Mermaids and a founding consultant of L’Oreal Paris’ UK Diversity and Inclusion Board. She has also spoken at international institutions from Oxford to the UN General Assembly.
Bergdorf is the host of the critically acclaimed podcast The Way We Are on Spotify and fronts the hit MTV show Queerpiphany. Her first film, What Makes a Woman, premiered on Channel 4 in 2018.
Clara Amfo is an award-winning broadcaster, podcaster and television presenter.
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May contain language and topics some might find triggering. CW: sexual violence, eating disorders and self-harm.
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