“Students, Sodomy, and the State: LGBT Campus Struggles in the 1970s” by Dr. Marc Stein
In this presentation, gay historian Marc Stein discusses fourteen court cases from the 1970s in which students filed suit against public colleges and universities that denied official recognition to newly-established LGBT student groups.
Marc Stein is the Jamie and Phyllis Pasker Professor of History at San Francisco State University. He is the author of City of Sisterly and Brotherly Loves: Lesbian and Gay Philadelphia, 1945-1972 (University of Chicago Press, 2000); Sexual Injustice: Supreme Court Decisions from Griswold to Roe (University of North Carolina Press, 2010); Rethinking the Gay and Lesbian Movement (Routledge, 2012 and 2023); The Stonewall Riots: A Documentary History (NYU Press, 2019); and Queer Public History: Essays on Scholarly Activism (University of California Press, 2022). He also served as editor-in-chief of the Encyclopedia of LGBT History in America (Scribners, 2003) and guest editor of "U.S. Homophile Internationalism," a special issue of the Journal of Homosexuality (2017).
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