Queer & Trans History: Looking Back and Moving Forward
How have queer and transgender people existed throughout history? How can we learn about queer and trans people of the past, and how does their history connect to the present day?
Join us for an interactive workshop with educator Matisse DuPont, tracing the lineage of LGBTQIA+ identities related to contemporary western society. We’ll explore 200 years of history and spark your curiosity about the past, present, and future of queer and trans people. Matisse will also highlight notable figures from queer and trans history and recommend resources for further learning. This multigenerational program is geared towards adults and teens. Come with an open mind and curiosity – there will be lots of time to answer your questions.
About the presenter: Matisse DuPont (they/she) is an artist, educator, and consultant with expertise and scholarship in the areas of gender, sexuality, and identity. Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Matisse holds a Master’s in Gender and Cultural Studies from Simmons University.
This program is in partnership with the Brookline Council on Aging and Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Relations.
This event is generously sponsored by
the Friends of the Brookline Public Library.
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Brookline Village - Hunneman Hall361 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02445, United States
Hunneman Hall is located on the second floor of the Brookline Village Library. To access, use one of the main entrances, which are equipped with ramps and door openers, followed by the elevator in the atrium. This venue is equipped with assistive listening transmitters and devices, available upon request.
Need aids or accommodations? Email our administration team or give us a call at 617-730-2360 for more information.