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An Evening with Miss Major Griffin Gracy
October 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
* Is LGBTQ hosted
* Has LGBTQ content
* May be of interest to the LGBTQ community
Miss Major is a veteran of the Stonewall Rebellion and a survivor of Attica State Prison, a former sex worker, an elder, and a community leader and human rights activist. She is simply “Mama” to many in her community. Her personal story and activism for transgender civil rights intersects LGBT struggles for justice and equality from the 1960s to today. At the center of her activism is her fierce advocacy for her girls, trans women of color who have survived police brutality and incarceration in men’s jails and prisons.
Please join WUD Distinguished Lecture Series, the LGBT Campus Center, and the Multicultural Student Center for An Evening with Miss Major Griffin Gracy on Tuesday, October 24th. The doors to Shannon Hall will open at 7:00pm. The 45-minute lecture is to begin at 7:30pm, followed by a brief Q&A. Sign language interpreters will be provided. If you need another accomodation to attend this event, please contact Megan Spletzer at firstname.lastname@example.org.