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Fri Dec 21, 2012, 12:10 PM

Morehouse to Offer Course in Black LGBT History, Culture

from The Advocate

Morehouse College, a historically African-American school, will offer a course in black LGBT history and culture beginning in the spring semester.

Yale University professor Jafari S. Allen will teach the class via Skype, reports The Maroon Tiger, Atlanta-based Morehouse’s student newspaper. “He’s very interested in gender nonconformity among people of color, and I’m interested in that as well,” said Marcus Lee, special project and events coordinator for SafeSpace, Morehouse’s gay-straight alliance, who brought Allen into the project.

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Fri Dec 21, 2012, 12:19 PM

1. Good to hear.

I am happy to see more Universities recently offering LGBT courses to the masses.

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Fri Dec 21, 2012, 12:48 PM

2. Excellent.

I recall reading years ago about the burgeoning LGBT culture in Harlem in the early 20th century. Would be fascinating to study it.

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