Quinnipiac to host a discussion on ‘Gay Life and Love in the 1950s’ on Oct. 30

This photo of Roger and Frank is among the artifacts Robert Young will discuss in his lecture

This photo of Roger and Frank is among the artifacts Robert Young will discuss in his lecture

Robert Young, the public service librarian in the Arnold Bernhard Library at Quinnipiac University, will present the talk, “Roger and Frank: Gay Life and Love in the 1950s,” at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30, in the Carl Hansen Student Center Piazza on the Mount Carmel Campus.

Young’s presentation will focus on a collection of snapshots documenting the couple’s life together over the course of a decade, as well as examine the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) Americans during the mid-20th century.

This event, part of the Quinnipiac Gay, Lesbian and Straight Supporters (GLASS) student organization’s observance of LGBTQ History Month, is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 203-582-8652.


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