Arts and Culture
4:56 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

MU homecoming candidate challenges gender norms

Josie Herrera is a candidate for MU's Homecoming King, and identifies as gender-queer. Herrera is the first MU candidate to challenge the gender status quo.

KBIA's Kate Grumke interviews Josie Herrera, MU's first gender-queer homecoming candidate, as part of KBIA's Off the Clock.

For the first time in the University of Missouri's history, a student who self-identifies as gender-queer is on homecoming court. Josie Herrera is running for Mizzou's homecoming king, and is also a member of a sorority.

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