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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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.... Read more
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... Read more
Across the country, infectious diseases are spreading at alarming rates and minority communities continue to be disproportionately affected. The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House is pleased to present an event... Read more
The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House is pleased to present a screening of the new, award-winning film Firebird, followed by a conversation with the stars and director of the film. A passionate and harrowing historical romance,... Read more
The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion of The Women’s House of Detention: A Queer History of a Forgotten Prison by Hugh Ryan. This acclaimed and singular... Read more
Transgender Americans are currently facing one of the most anti-trans legislative years in US history. According to the Human Rights Campaign’s State Equality Index scorecard, 2021 saw 147 anti-trans legislative proposals; and this year,... Read more
The LGBTQ Policy Center at Roosevelt House invites you to attend a new public program presented in-person and on Zoom Walking While Trans: The End Of New York’s Anti-Loitering Law.
Continuing the first full season of... Read more
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