Gay and Lesbian Youth – Making History (documentary)

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In 1994, The Governor’s Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth produced a documentary  I appeared in on the formation of the commission and the passage of the Gay and Lesbian Civil Rights Law of Massachusetts, which I worked on.  Continue reading “Gay and Lesbian Youth – Making History (documentary)”

Chicago Tribune (LGBT press)

On August 14th, 1994, The Chicago Tribune covered the passage of The Gay and Lesbian Student Rights Law which I worked on through the Coalition for Lesbian And Gay Civil Rights in Boston.

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Untitled, Boston (mixed media)

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untitled, details, 45.5” x 59” x 2”, cutouts, oil paint, and glue on canvas, 1994

In June 1994*, I had a large scale untitled, mixed media piece on view at the Arlington Street Space in Boston as part of Breaking the Silence.  Breaking the Silence featured paintings, photographs, installations and performances by young queer artists (many of whom I worked with on the passage of the Gay and Lesbian Student Rights Law).

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Bay Windows – 12/23/93 (activism, press)

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On December 23, 1993, Adelaide Goetz, Chris Hannon, Lauren Davindson, Sarah Lonber-Lew, David La Fontaine, and I were on the cover of Bay Windows after the passage of the Gay and Lesbian Student Rights Law.

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The Philadelphia Inquirer (LGBTQ Press)

On December 11, 1993, The Philadelphia Inquirer ran a story on the Gay and Lesbian Student Rights Law which I had worked on.

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WBZ News 4, Boston (activism, appearance)

On December 10, 1993, I was interviewed on WBZ-TV 4 Boston in a segment called about my work on legislation to protect LGBTQ students in Massachusetts public schools.

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WFNX, Boston (LGBT activism, appearance)

On October 12, 1993, I was a guest on 101.7 WFNX Boston where I spoke about my work on the Gay and Lesbian Student Rights Bill and what it is like to be queer in high school.

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Harvard Graduate School of Education (speech)

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In August, 1993 I advocated for LGBTQ youth at Harvard Graduate School of Education through BAGLY, speaking about harassment in public school based.

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New York Times – 7/4/93 (Gay + Lesbian Student Rights Law Press)

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On July 4th, 1993, the New York Times covered the Governor’s Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth which laid the groundwork for the Gay and Lesbian Student rights law which I later advocated for through the Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Civil RightsContinue reading “New York Times – 7/4/93 (Gay + Lesbian Student Rights Law Press)”

Coalition for Lesbian + Gay Civil Rights (LGBTQ activism)

In July 1993, I became the Youth Outreach Coordinator for the Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights. As Youth Outreach coordinator, I advocated for anti-discrimination legislation protecting LGBTQ students in Massachusetts public schools through organizing letter writing campaigns, rallies at the state house, lobbying days, public speaking and working with the media. I served on the Coalition until August 1994.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Continue reading “Coalition for Lesbian + Gay Civil Rights (LGBTQ activism)”