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Suffolk Discovers: LGBTQ+ History of the United States with Michael Bronski [LIVE]

June 29, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free
Interested in learning more about the world and history? Suffolk Discovers meets to discuss a new theme that explores the cultures and backgrounds of people in our communities. For adults.

Registration required. Registered participants will provide their email address to receive a link to the Zoom meeting at least 15 minutes before the event begins.
About the Speaker:
Michael Bronski is Professor of the Practice in Media and Activism in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality. He has been involved with LGBT politics since 1969 as an activist, organizer, writer, publisher, editor and independent scholar. Since 1970 Bronski has written extensively on culture, politics, film, theater, books, sexuality, LGBT culture and current events. He has been awarded the 1995 AIDS Action Committee Community Recognition Award for 20 years of journalism on gay and AIDS-related topics; the 1996 Cambridge Lavender Alliance Lifetime Achievement Award for journalism and political organizing; the 1999 Stonewall Award, in recognition for “helping improve the lives and LGBT people in the United States” ($25,000 honorarium) granted by the Anderson Prize Foundation; and he was named the 2017 recipient of the Publishing Triangle’s Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement, arguably the single most prestigious award in honor of LGBTQ writers.