Welcome to Fairyland: Snapshots of Miami’s LGBTQ Past

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Welcome to Fairyland: Snapshots of Miami’s LGBTQ Past

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Presenter: Dr. Julio Capó, Jr. an Associate Professor of History and Deputy Director of the Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab at Florida International University.

This lecture provides snapshots of Miami’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) past and describes those events in their national and international contexts. Stories include the Klan raid of a gay bar in 1937, a transgender woman sparking a marriage equality debate in the 1950s, the Anita Bryant-led campaign to overturn a progressive ordinance shielding sexual minorities from discrimination, the Mariel boatlift, and more.

Publication Date

5-3-2022

Publisher

Nova Southeastern University

City

Ft. Lauderdale

Welcome to Fairyland: Snapshots of Miami’s LGBTQ Past

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