Dec. 1 lecture, book signing to feature UMaine student

University of Maine student Nicole Maines, the subject of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Amy Ellis Nutt’s book “Becoming Nicole,” will discuss her experiences as a transgender youth Tuesday, Dec. 1.

Maines’ father Wayne also will speak about the family’s journey during the lecture slated for 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. in 100 D.P. Corbett Business Building.

Following the morning lecture, a book signing will be held at University Bookstore from 12:30–1:30 p.m. A reception is slated from 4–5:30 p.m. at the Wilson Center, 67 College Ave.

Copies of “Becoming Nicole” will be available for $30 (includes sales tax) at University Bookstore and the reception. Cash or check only will be accepted at the reception.

The events are sponsored by the UMaine College of Education and Human Development, University Bookstore, LGBT Services and the Wilson Center.