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Hirriyya Night: An LGBTQ+ Arab Community and Allies Gathering

American Repertory Theater, Middlesex Community College, and History UnErased welcome the LGBT+ Arab community and their allies to Hurriyya Night: An LGBT+ Arab Community and Allies Gathering. An evening of storytelling, dialogue, and community, this event is inspired by A.R.T.’s upcoming production, We Live in Cairo. This new musical tells the story of the young Egyptian revolutionaries who took to the streets in 2011 to overthrow President Hosni Mubarak.

Dr. King's Connection of Peace with Justice

“My husband, Martin Luther King Jr., once said, ‘We are all tied together in a single garment of destiny...an inescapable network of mutuality. ... I can never be what I ought to be until you are allowed to be what you ought to be.’ Therefore, I appeal to everyone who believes in Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream to make room at the table of brotherhood and sisterhood for lesbian and gay people.”
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A key turning point for Gay Rights and the LGBT movement came in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, when the patrons of the Stonewall Inn in New York City's Greenwich Village fought back against police harassment.
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Justinis to Justice

Justinis Kerner (1786 -1862) was a German physician and poet. When he began losing his eyesight, he focused solely on composing poems. When he dripped blobs of ink onto his paper, he chose to use the "blots" as creative inspiration instead of throwing the paper away. These "blots" led to a winding path of influence that eventually led to the Hermann Rorschach, the field of psychiatry, and Dr. Evelyn Hooker's groundbreaking 1957 study, "The Adjustment of the Male Overt Homosexual."