The Forum with Naomi Wolf at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco

Sunday, October 20, 2019, 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Rhodes Scholar, former advisor to Clinton and Gore campaigns, and author of eight nonfiction bestsellers, including The Beauty Myth and her latest, Outrages: Sex, Censorship and the Criminalization of Love.

About the guest

Naomi Wolf is an American liberal progressive, feminist author, journalist and former political advisor to Al Gore and Bill Clinton. Wolf first came to prominence in 1991 as the author of The Beauty Myth. With that book, published when she was 23 years old, she became a leading spokeswoman of what came to be called the third wave of the feminist movement.  She has published prolifically and her latest work is Outrages: Sex, Censorship, and the Criminalization of Love, a work based on her Ph.D thesis at Oxford University.  Wolf is a frequent commentator on politics and culture and has served as a political consultant.  She was born in San Francisco and attended Lowell High School.

About the host

The Very Rev. Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young is the dean of Grace Cathedral. He is the author of The Spiritual Journal of Henry David Thoreau and The Invisible Hand in Wilderness: Economics, Ecology, and God, and is a regular contributor on religion to the Huffington Post and San Francisco Examiner.

About The Forum

The Forum is a series of stimulating conversations about faith and ethics in relation to the important issues of our day. We invite inspiring and illustrious people to sit down for a real conversation with the Forum’s host, Malcolm Clemens Young, the dean of Grace Cathedral, and with you. Our guests range from artists, inventors and philosophers to pop culturists and elected officials, but the point of The Forum is singular: civil, sophisticated discourse that engages minds and hearts to think in new ways about the world.


Grace Cathedral, San Francisco
1100 California St
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: 415.749.6300
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