Queers in Exile: the Unforgotten Legacies of LGBTQ Homeless Youth will be on view at Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art from July 17-28, 2013.
26 Wooster Street (Between Grand & Canal) New York, NY 10013
Open Tuesdays through Sundays, 12 to 6pm
Presented in partnership with the Leslie-Lohman Museum, the exhibition will explore the powerful personal histories, creativity and activism of queer street-involved youth from Stonewall to today. Curated by Alexis Heller.
We wish to thank the Warhol Musem – Eric Shiner, Director – for their generosity and cooperation in this year’s exhibition.Opening Reception: July 17th, 6-9pm
Stonewall Stories: A Play by Carol Polcovar
July 24, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Based on eyewitness accounts of the first night of the Stonewall Rebellion, Stonewall Stories focuses on the building tensions of the time and the night when the seeds of Gay Liberation burst forth. Told in the words of LGBT people who were there.
A House is My Home
July 25, 6:30-8:30pm
An inter-generational panel of House/Ballroom members discusses the scene’s historical role as family, outlet and a validating refuge for queer homeless and transitional young people of color. Panel includes Michael Roberson, Robert Sember and prominent members of the House/Ballroom community.