Panel Discussion: Interpreting Henry Street Settlement's Queer History

  • New York, New York City
  • Jul 18, 2019
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Henry Street Settlement will hold “Steadies” & “Crushes”: Interpreting Henry Street Settlement’s Queer History, a post-Pride panel discussion, on Thursday, July 18, 2019, 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Settlement’s historic headquarters at 265 Henry Street on the Lower East Side (note, requires walking up one flight of stairs).

Henry Street founder Lillian Wald was known—from letters found among her personal papers—to have had romantic relationships with two female activist-colleagues during the early 20th century. The panel will address not only Wald’s relationships but the larger supportive community of women at Henry Street whom she called “the family”—and the dynamics of interpreting LGBTQ history through a modern lens.

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  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 AM
  • Admission: Free
  • 265 Henry Street
    New York, NY 10002
  • 212 766 9200
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  • Henry Street Settlement
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