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FRESNO–Mapping Queer Fresno: Public Talks On Fresno’s LGBTQ2+ History & Voices

September 10November 12

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Come celebrate local LGBTQ2+ voices and histories of Fresno. Throughout the fall, Qistory will be hosting a series of public talks on local LGBTQ2+ history and community activism. These talks will be led by local researchers, activists, and community members. These talks are free and open to the public. The talks will be held at the EOC LGBTQ+ Resource Center on 1252 Fulton St, Fresno, CA. Paid parking is available on the street. Free parking is available in CVS parking (1302 Fulton Mall).

1.     Topic: From Stonewall to Fresno: Marching for our rights in face of opposition. The history of the Fresno Pride
Date: Saturday, September 10, 2022 at 2:00 pm
Location: Fresno EOC LGBTQ Resource Center (1252 Fulton St, Fresno, CA)

2.    Topic: Finding Community: The Importance of LGBTQ2+ spots and spaces in Fresno
Date: Thursday, September 15 at 6:30 pm
Location: Fresno EOC LGBTQ Resource Center (1252 Fulton St, Fresno, CA)

3.    Topic: Empresses and Emperors of the Valley: The Imperial Dove Court De Fresno & Sequoia Empire of Visalia and Tulare
Date: Saturday, October 1 at 2:00pm
Location: Fresno EOC LGBTQ Resource Center(1252 Fulton St, Fresno, CA)

4.  Fighting for our Survival: Recognizing Fresno’s HIV/AIDS activism from 1980 to now
Date: Thursday, October 6 at 6:30 pm
Location: Fresno EOC LGBTQ Resource Center (1252 Fulton St, Fresno, CA)

5. Intersectional Pride and Queer Futures: Voices of Hmong, East Asian, Black, and Latinx queer community activists

Date: Saturday October 15 at 2:00 pm
Location: Fresno EOC LGBTQ Resource Center (1252 Fulton St, Fresno, CA)

6.  Gender Euphoria and Trans Community Building in Fresno Virtual

Date: Thursday November 3 at 6:30 pm
Location: Fresno EOC LGBTQ Resource Center (1252 Fulton St, Fresno, CA)

7. Pride on our campuses: The birth of LGBTQ2+ activism and community at Fresno State and Fresno

Date: Saturday, November 12 at 2:00 pm
Location: Fresno EOC LGBTQ Resource Center (1252 Fulton St, Fresno, CA)

Contact: Katherine Fobear Co-Chair Qistory, katherinefobear@mail.fresnostate.edu

This project is made possible with support from a Humanities for All Quick Grant. 

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September 10
End:
November 12
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Fresno EOC LGBTQ Resource Center
1252 Fulton St.
Fresno, CA, CA United States
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