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GR 14 Lillian Faderman talks about “Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death”

In GR 14 historian Lillian Faderman shares some highlights from her latest book Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death. Milk was the first openly gay man elected to public office, but unfortunately he was assassinated in 1978, after less than a year in office. We discuss some of the highlights of his short career and explore why many consider him the Martin Luther King of...

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GR 13 Veteran Gay Activist: Warren Blumenfeld

This is an interview with Warren Blumenfeld, veteran of the early fight for LGBT rights and author of The What, the So What, and the Now What of Social Justice Education and other books about social justice.Links and References:The What, the So What, and the Now What of Social Justice Education by Warren J BlumenfeldMattachine SocietyDaughters of BilitisGay Liberation...

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GR 12: Susan Stryker, author of “Transgender History”

Graying Rainbows Episode 12 is an interview with respected LGBT+ historian Dr. Susan Stryker.Her book "Transgender History" is very highly regarded and brings a valuable perspective to an aspect of LGBT+ history that has been largely invisible. Although she focuses on what happened in the United States after WW2, Stryker also reflects on how Transgender people have...

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GR 11 Wes Enos from The Generations Project

Episode 11 of Graying Rainbows is an interview with Wes Enos, founder and Executive Director of The Generations Project, a non-profit that nurtures community via LIVE intergenerational storytelling events.Click here to learn more about The Generations Project.Announcements:Send email to grayingrainbows@gmail.com or post voice feedback...

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GR 10: Carren Strock, author of “Married Women Who Love Women”

Episode 10 of Graying Rainbows is an interview with Carren Strock author of Married Women Who Love Women. Since I actually read this book back in the 90's I am looking forward to her publication of the 3rd edition. Strock shares her own journey and how it led her to write this very unusual book. Links and References: Carren Strock's author page on Amazon Married Women Who Love...

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