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Suffolk Learns: LGBTQIA+ History in Hampton Roads

June 30, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

Suffolk Learns is a series that brings in experts from around Hampton Roads to talk about local history. Join Cathleen Rhodes to learn about about the LGBTQIA+ history in Hampton Roads. For adults.
No registration required to attend in-person. Registration required to attend virtually. Registered participants will provide their email address to receive a link to the Zoom meeting at least 15 minutes before the program begins.
https://suffolkpubliclibrary.libcal.com/event/8962801

About this Session:
Cathleen Rhodes, Senior Lecturer of Women’s Studies and Old Dominion University and facilitator of the Tidewater Queer History project. As an activist scholar, Professor Rhodes offers courses which examine the many ways technology has shaped women’s lives and how women have shaped technology; short stories, novels, poetry, graphic novels, comics, and creative nonfiction by and about LGBTQ people; and the evolution of LGBTQ identities and examine how LGBTQ or same sex desiring people were participants in and affected by such events as the Holocaust, the Stonewall Riots, gay liberation, and the AIDS crisis.

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