Today! Pride Forever: Lgbtq History Tour

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Join Know Your City, historian Peter Boag, and members of the LGBTQ community on June 25th to celebrate KYC's inaugural Pride Forever walking tour. Pride Forever examines the compelling stories of LGBTQ history in Portland, from the pivotal spaces in which LGBTQ folks built community, to the precious moments that galvanized the entire movement. This tour includes powerful in-person testimonials from local LGBTQ leaders and allies, as well as anecdotes from those who came before.Some topics we will explore, include 19th century cross dressing, to the current fight against AIDS, friendship and violence, 1912 YMCA Scandal, and Measure 9!

Peter Boag, a native of Portland(!), is professor of history at Washington State University and specializes in LGBTQ and Pacific Northwest history. He is author of: Same Sex Affairs: Constructing and Controlling Homosexulality in the Pacific Northwest and Redressing America's Frontier Past.

The latter book won the 2013 prize for best book in western American history from the Organization of American Historians.
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By: Know Your City

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