LGBTHM: The Story of William Dorsey Swann by Channing Joseph

6:00pm - 7:00pm / Monday 22nd February 2021
Type: Lecture / Category: Department
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Step in to the world of William Dorsey Swann, an African American man born into slavery who became the world's first self-described "drag queen", as told by the award-winning journalist and Author of the forthcoming “House of Swann: Where Slaves Became Queens – and Changed the World” who discovered his story; Channing Gerard Joseph (he/him or she/her)

In a special zoom talk as part of LGBTQ+ History Month, Joseph will be sharing a preview of their book and their journey to discovering this lost piece of history.