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SECOND TUESDAY LECTURE SERIES “STONEWALL: A BUILDING. AN UPRISING. A REVOLUTION”
May 14, 7:00 pm-9:00 pmFree
Rob Sanders and Jamey Christoph sit down with Lindsay Amer, the creative force behind Queer Kid Stuff, to read and discuss “Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution,” coming out on April 23, 2019.
Sanders, author of the acclaimed “Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag,” presents this powerful and timeless true story that will allow young readers to discover the rich and dynamic history of the Stonewall Inn and its role in the LGBTQ civil rights movement. Movingly narrated by the Stonewall Inn itself, “Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution” is an essential and empowering civil rights story that every child deserves to hear.
About the Presenters
Rob Sanders is a writer who teaches and a teacher who writes. He is the author of Crystal Kite Award Winner “Outer Space Bedtime Race,” “Cowboy Christmas,” “Ruby Rose: Off to School She Goes!”, “Ruby Rose: Big Bravos!” and “Rodzilla.”
Jamey Christoph has created illustrations for the New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle, and has received distinguished recognition from the Society of Illustrators for his work on “Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America.”
Lindsay Amer (Moderator)
Lindsay Amer is a queer activist, artist and storyteller based (also born and raised) in NYC. They are best known for creating and hosting their indie webseries, Queer Kid Stuff, for which they were named a Rising Star by GLAAD and a Queero by them.us. They obtained their BS from Northwestern University in theater and gender studies, and their MA from Queen Mary University of London for theatre and performance studies.
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