Wednesday, 11 Mar 2020
Members of the Des Moines Gay Men's Chorus will talk about their history, community impact, important figures and more. Presented by the Women's and Gender Studies Program.
Join author Tricia Foley as she walks through the extraordinary life of Mary Louise Booth, who was a founding editor of HarperâEUR(TM)s Bazar, wrote the first history of New York City, and a leader in the abolition and suffrage movements. Tricia is a home design and restoration expert, who has published 10 books about design and lifestyles. Part of the 100th Anniversary Events Commemorating Women's Suffrage.
Dr. Amy Blackstone is a professor in sociology at the University of Maine, researching on childfree choice, workplace harassment, and civic engagement. She is the author of Childfree by Choice. Dr. Blackstone will discuss the culture and discrimination that surrounds not having children for women, men, gay and lesbian couples, and trans persons. She will discuss the history of the childfree movement and its future.