SCREAMING QUEENS AND LAVENDER PANTHERS: A HISTORY OF TRANSGENDER ACTIVISM
May 8, 2008
Reception 5:30 p.m. Program 6:30 p.m.
Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark Street Chicago, IL
The Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women & Gender in the Arts & Media is a proud partner of the Chicago History Museum's OUT at CHM, an annual series exploring the history of LGBT art, politics, and culture in Chicago. This installment takes a look at the history of transgender activism in Chicago and across the country. Queer historian and filmmaker Susan Stryker will explore the events from the drag queen prostitutes who rioted against police in San Francisco's Tenderloin district to the collapse of the Lavender Panthers.