Stonewall 50: Exploring the role of LGBT Media Representations in the LGBT Liberation Movement

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Where: American University School of Communication
McKinley Building, Masli Doyle and Michael Forman Theater
4400 Massachusetts Ave NW – Washington, DC 20016

RESERVATIONS (recommended):

Lead sponsor: The School of Communication Diversity Committee

Top journalists, media scholars, filmmakers and activists will explore the impact of media representations on the LGBT liberation movement and ways in which visibility helped advance rights and how erasure today still impedes progress. A reception will follow the event.

– Joshua Johnson, Host of 1A, WAMU/ NPR 

– Ruby Corado, Founder of Casa Ruby

– Greta Schiller, Filmmaker, Before Stonewall

– Dr. Rodger Streitmatter, American University Professor, Author of “Unspeakable: The Rise of the Gay and Lesbian Press in America”

Program moderated by Dr. Sherri Williams, Assistant Professor in Race, Media and Communication at American University