Queer Newark: Panel Discussion at Maplewood Library in Maplewood

Queer Newark: Panel Discussion at Maplewood Library in Maplewood

When

02/22/2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where

Maplewood Library
1688 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, New Jersey

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Queer Newark: Panel Discussion at Maplewood Library in Maplewood

Thursday, February 22, 2024 – 7:00PM to 8:00PM

The community-based Queer Newark Oral History Project interviews LGBTQ+ and gender-nonconforming people in Newark. The goal is to preserve the history of Newark’s LGBTQ people and communities. Join us for a lively conversation about the project and the accompanying Rutgers-published book.

Featured speakers are:

Beatrice Simpkins, Executive Director, Newark LGBTQ Community Center

Gary Paul Wright, Executive Director, African American Office of Gay Concerns

Kristyn Scorsone, Rutgers University PhD candidate

Whitney Strub (Moderator),Rutgers Associate Professor of History

Free and open to the public.

Website:

maplewoodlibrary.org/events-library-events-calendar/2024/2/22/queer-newark-panel-discussion