05-09 September 2018

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Liberty/Glenton Matthyse

Glenton Liberty

Liberty/Glenton Matthyse is executive director at Gender DynamiX. Having grown up in Darling, Matthyse fought against social, economic and political marginalisation to obtain their Master’s Degree in Law (cum laude) focusing on transgender human rights pertaining to marriage law, and is currently pursuing a cross-disciplinary PhD in community health sciences and law focused on the needs of trans and gender diverse persons.

They have a history in student activism, fighting for the rights of trans and gender diverse persons. As someone who supports and embodies post-structural and post-modern feminism, they also has an in-depth understanding of the theory of intersectionality in practice.

Matthyse is the author of A Darling’s Journey to Liberty.