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Let’s Talk: Beyond the Keyhole: Rural LGBTQ Community Oral History and Andrew’s Inn

andrewsThursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at 7 p.m.
Newport High School
Lou Thompson Community Room
245 N. Main St., Newport, NH

Andrew’s Inn was a gay disco, bar, restaurant, hotel, co-counseling site, and community space in Bellows Falls, Vermont from 1973-1984. Those involved were the state’s rural LGBTQ vanguard. Now, for the first time, the Green Mountain Crossroads’ (GMC) Andrew’s Inn Oral History Project is sharing the Andrew’s Inn story. GMC, Marlboro College and Vermont Performance Lab have collaborated on project. HB Lozito, executive director of GMC and creator of the Project, will discuss the history of Andrew’s Inn, share audio featured in the Project, and explain how this project fits into GMC’s broader work empowering rural LGBTQ community members. For more information about the project, visit www.greenmountaincrossroads.org/andrews-inn-oral-history-project.html.

Bio: HB Lozito, Executive Director of Green Mountain Crossroads, has been an LGBTQ activist for over 15 years, marching on the Maine State House as a queer high school student; organizing Camp Trans in northern Michigan, supporting queer youth as an adult facilitator in Portland, OR; and most recently, producing community events as the co-founder of Brattleboro, Vermont-based HomoPromo Event Collective. A Senior Fellow with the Environmental Leadership Program, they are also an alum of Marlboro College’s Nonprofit Board Fellowship Program and Nonprofit Management Certificate Program.

Events Archive

Let’s Talk: Coming Out Stories

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at 6 p.m.
TLC Family Resource Center
109 Pleasant St., Claremont, NH

Coming out — whether it is as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or allied — matters. Coming out stories can be powerful. Sharing our stories can alleviate a sense of being “the only one,” foster community, and help people be more supportive of equality. Join us as we celebrate National Coming Out Day with conversation, education, and affirmation. Everyone will have a chance to listen — and share.

Let’s Talk: Trans Health Care

Dr. John H. Turco
Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at 6 p.m.
Newport Health Center Community Room
Newport, NH

Dr. John H. Turco, an endocrinologist from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, will discuss the medical needs of the transgender community and how they differ from cis patients. Topics will include:

  • The Gender identity spectrum
  • The timing and process of gender transitioning
  • Hormones used in transitioning
  • Gender confirming surgery
  • Fertility issues associated with gender transitioning

Bio: Dr. John H. Turco is a Professor of Medicine at Geisel Medical School at Dartmouth and a member of the Endocrinology Section at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He also was medical director of the Dartmouth Student Heath Service for over 30 years. Dr. Turco has been seeing transgender patients in my endocrine clinic and also at the Dartmouth College Student service for over 30 years.