From Stonewall to Maine: The Early Days of Gay Liberation and the Digital Preservation of the Rich History of Our LGBTQ+ Community


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Allen Young (author of Left, Gay and Green; A Writer's Life), a prominent leader who lent his support to the struggle in Maine, shared his memories of the founding of the movement for LGBTQ+ civil rights sparked by the Stonewall Rebellion, the lessons learned, and the evolution of activism to today.

Introduction by Steve Bull, Chair of USM’s LGBTQ+ Collection Advisory Committee

Presentation by Allen Young (with signing to follow)

Questions and Discussion (audience encouraged to share their experiences)

Demonstration of USM's digital access to the LGBTQ+ Collection

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