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Saturday, April 25 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
[LEGACY] Know Your History: LGBTQ Life and Rights in America

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CANCELLED due to COVID-19

A brief lecture touching on LGBTQ experiences throughout American history, the struggle for equal rights, and dissenting voices that have critiqued what the LGBTQ community should fight for at different times in its history. While the common narrative around LGBTQ history centers Stonewall and the political career of Harvey Milk, this lecture will seek to dig deeper, and explore topics many even within the LGBTQ community may be unaware of, including the Compton Cafeteria Riots, the Lavender Scare, and the political campaign of Ann Arbor Human Rights Socialist Kathy Kozachenko.  

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Jamie McQuaid

PhD Student, Wayne State University
Jamie McQuaid is a PhD student and Graduate Teaching Assistant at Wayne State University, studying Labor History, how Labor History intersects with the LGBTQ rights movement, and the development and articulation of queer subjectivities overall. His research explores how LGBTQ autoworkers... Read More →


Saturday April 25, 2020 5:00pm - 5:50pm EDT
Algonquin A Located on the Westin Main Floor

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