★ FIVE ON: LGBTQ+ experiences from public historian Gregory Rosenthal

In honor of Pride month, Dr. Gregory Rosenthal offers a list of five books for better understanding LGBTQ+ experiences. Most are available for reading at the Roanoke LGBT Memorial Library, located inside the Roanoke Diversity Center. First, a little background: Dr. Rosenthal, an assistant professor of public history at Roanoke College, co-founded the Southwest Virginia LGBTQ+… Continue reading ★ FIVE ON: LGBTQ+ experiences from public historian Gregory Rosenthal

★ SWVA LGBQT+ History Project ZINE highlights local art and writing

Visit the website of the Southwest Virginia LGBQT+ History Project and it’s immediately clear that this grassroots effort is well organized and fueled with a level of sophistication and rigor. Co-lead by Roanoke College Assistant Professor of Public History Dr. Gregory Rosenthal and Roanoke writer and organizer Rachel Barton, the History Project has accomplished a… Continue reading ★ SWVA LGBQT+ History Project ZINE highlights local art and writing