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LGBTQ Center Program

Banned Books — Censorship, Free Expression, and LGBTQ Identity

Posted on January 31st, 2024 · Posted in LGBTQ Center Program
Over the past few years, challenges to books written by or about LGBTQ people—as well as those b... Read more

Authors Paisley Currah And Zein Murib On Their Groundbreaking New Books

Posted on October 12th, 2023 · Posted in LGBTQ Center Program
The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House is pleased to present a panel discussion with Paisley Currah, the author of Sex is as Sex Does: Governing Transgender Identity, and Zein Murib, the author of Te... Read more

The New Generation of Lesbian Bars: A Stonewall Legacy

Posted on October 6th, 2023 · Posted in LGBTQ Center Program
For the past three decades, the number of lesbian bars in the United States has seen a steady decline—from an estimated 200 at their peak in the 1980s to a low point in 2020 of less than 20 across the country, according to an NBC Newsrepor... Read more

*POSTPONED* Protecting and Affirming the LGBTQ+ Community in New York State

Posted on August 31st, 2023 · Posted in LGBTQ Center Program, Public Programs
This event has been postponed.In June of this year, on the eve of the annual NYC Pride March, Governor Kathy Hochul signed new, nation-leading legi... Read more

We Are Here: An LGBTQ+ Short Film Showcase

Posted on June 6th, 2023 · Posted in Film Screenings, LGBTQ Center Program, Public Programs
As part of its Pride Month programming, the LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House is pleased to present a showcase of new short films made by local, award-winning LGBTQ filmmakers. The screening will be followed by a question and answer session feat... Read more

Craig Seligman — Who Does That Bitch Think She Is? Doris Fish and the Rise of Drag

Posted on June 2nd, 2023 · Posted in LGBTQ Center Program, Public Programs
The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion of Craig Seligman’s new book Who Does That Bitch Think She Is? Doris Fish and the Rise of Drag. The acclaimed book provides a vivid new history of drag as told t... Read more

Transgender Day of Visibility

Posted on March 21st, 2023 · Posted in LGBTQ Center Program
With welcome by LGBTQ Policy Center Director, Erin Mayo-Adam.The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House invites you to attend an event celebrating International Transgender Day of Visibility. The event brings together a panel of New York City-ba... Read more

LGBTQ Rights and the Supreme Court

Posted on February 17th, 2023 · Posted in LGBTQ Center Program
In 2022, the Supreme Court decided some of the most consequential rights cases impacting LGBTQ rights in the country’s history — These include Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, which overturned Roe v. Wa... Read more

James Kirchick — Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington

Posted on October 26th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, LGBTQ Center Program
An instant New York Times bestseller, Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington is a groundbreaking chronicle of American politics. Utilizing thousands of pages of declassified documents, over on... Read more

Out in Politics

Posted on September 22nd, 2022 · Posted in LGBTQ Center Program
Marking National Coming Out Day The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College invites you to attend A new public program pre... Read more