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Film Screening and Discussion: Legends of Courage: The Story of Rosemary Metrailer
August 28, 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 6:15 pmFree
SACRAMENTO– The film weaves together stories of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) trailblazers who sought to claim basic civil rights and build a Sacramento region enriched by their contributions. The saga of Ms. Metrailer’s contributions includes a successful lawsuit against Reverend Jerry Falwell (1986) and class action sex discrimination suit against McClellan Air Force Base (1988) on behalf of women employees.
LEGENDS OF COURAGE is a project supported by California Humanities’ past grant program Community Stories. To find out about other Community Stories projects, please visit our webpage HERE. To find out about current grant opportunities, please visit our Humanities for All Grant webpage and California Documentary Project webpage.