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OUT at CHM: How It’s Written

Wednesday, March 27

Who tells our histories and how? Author and historian Owen Keehnen moderates a discussion that explores the nonlinear story of LGBTQIA people in Chicago and beyond from eras during which little was recorded beside police records and lurid headlines. Hear from Ria Brodell, visual artist and author of Butch Heroes, and Jim Elledge, professor and author of The Boys of Fairy Town, about the unique challenges or researching pre-Stonewall history.

6:30 P.M. program, reception to follow. $20, $15 members and students

Major support for Out at CHM comes from the Exelon Corporation with additional support from Robert Kohl and Clark Pellett, Kenneth O’Keefe and Jason Stephens, and the Richard L. Ohlhausen Education Fund.

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The Details



27 th

6:30 p.m.



$ 20

$15 Members

Event Location

Chicago History Museum

2nd floor, Morse Genius Chicago Rooms

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