The Lavender Line: Coming out in Queens
Opening Reception

Join us for to the opening reception of the exhibition The Lavender Line: Coming Out in Queens. This multimedia exhibition of the Queens LGBTQ community from the 1990s to the present marks the 25th anniversary of the Queens Pride Parade. Curated by LaGuardia Community College/CUNY faculty Thierry Gourjon and Javier Larenas and LaGuardia’s Gardiner-Shenker Student Scholars, the exhibition uses photographs, flyers, video footage, and audio recollections to illuminate the pride and protests of a community unknown to most New Yorkers.

Image: Richard Shpuntoff, Founders of the Queens Pride Parade Daniel Dromm and Maritza Martinez, 1993. Courtesy the artist

This exhibition is made possible through the generous support of the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation, LaGuardia Community College/CUNY and the New York City Council, through the office of Daniel Dromm.