Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement Tickets


* Lawyers intending to obtain 1.0 CLE credit for this event must include their ARDC Number in the Order Notes field in the final checkout screen and must purchase a LAGBAC member or Non-Member ticket.

* AIJ and JJA members who are bringing a guest, please indicate the guest name in the Order Notes field in the final checkout screen.

* If you are choosing to attend this event virtually, please indicate this in the Order Notes field in the final checkout screen so that Zoom credentials can be emailed to you prior to the event.

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AIJ, JJA, and LAGBAC invite you to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center for

Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement

This is a hybrid event.  You may choose whether to attend in person or online.  Online attendees will be provided with a virtual tour of the exhibit.

In-person attendees may tour the exhibit before or after the program:

4:00 p.m. – Guests are invited to self-tour the exhibit

5:00 p.m. – Reception with drinks and light appetizers

6:00 p.m. – Author and Professor John D’Emilio (see bio below)

7:00 p.m. – Docent-led tours of the exhibit

AIJ and JJA Members are invited compliments of AIJ and JJA.  Members may bring a guest.

LAGBAC is offering member and non-member tickets to the event.

Attorneys will receive 1.0 hour of CLE.

A pioneer in the field of LGBTQ studies and the history of sexuality, John D’Emilio is Emeritus Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies and History at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  He is the author or editor of almost a dozen books including Sexual Politics, Sexual Communities:  The Making of a Homosexual Minority in the United States, 1940-1970; Lost Prophet:  The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin; and Intimate Matters:  A History of Sexuality in America, co-authored with Estelle B. Freedman and now in its third edition.  His awards include the Brudner Prize from Yale for lifetime contributions to gay and lesbian studies; the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Publishing Triangle, an organization of LGBTQ people in publishing; and the Roy Rosenzweig Distinguished Service Award of the Organization of American Historians.  His biography of Bayard Rustin was a finalist for the National Book Award.  The founding director of the Policy Institute of the National LGBTQ Task Force, he has also served as President of the Gerber/Hart Library and Archives in Chicago. His most recent book, Queer Legacies:  Stories from Chicago’s LGBTQ Archives, was published in 2020 by the University of Chicago Press.

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LAGBAC Members, Non-Members, Law Student, AIJ Member, JJA Member