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The Queer Histories of Brooklyn's Working Waterfront at the Seaport Museum

  • Seaport Museum 12 Fulton Street New York, NY, 10038 United States (map)

In Brooklyn, queer history began along the waterfront, from the docks of Vinegar Hill, to the factories of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, to the seaside amusements of Coney Island. In this talk, Hugh Ryan covers 100+ years of queer Brooklyn, from Walt Whitman to WWII and beyond.