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Out on Campus: A History Of LGBTQ+ Activism at Ferry Market in New Hope PA

Events. At Ferry Market , 32 South Main Street, New Hope, PA. United states.

Friday May 26 , 12:00pm

Out on Campus: A History Of LGBTQ+ Activism at Ferry Market in New Hope PA

May 15-29, 2023 - 12:00PM to 

A new traveling exhibit, Out on Campus: A History of LGBTQ+ Activism at Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities, will be displayed from 5/15/23-5/29/23 at New Hope Ferry Market, located at 32 S. Main Street New Hope, PA, during regular business hours.
 
This exhibit presents the stories of the formation of some of the earliest LGBTQ+ student organizations and activism at colleges and universities in Pennsylvania, as well as experiences and personal stories of being openly LGBTQ+ on campus.
 
Visitors will learn about the largest documented LGBTQ+ civil rights student demonstration on a college or university campus in the nation before Stonewall; the first known openly transgender student government president in the nation, the university students who had to sue in order to get recognition for their student organization; and many more fascinating stories of LGBTQ+ campus activism right here in Pennsylvania.
 
Out on Campus: A History of LGBTQ+ Activism at Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities is presented as both a digital exhibit on the web and a traveling exhibit and will include stories of eleven colleges and universities. Additional material will be included on the exhibit website.