Professor Marc Stein Remembers Philadelphia Bicentennial Celebration

Friday, May 10, 2019

PHILADELPHIA GAY NEWS -- Historian Marc Stein gave a talk last week on “Queering the Bicentennial” at the William Way LGBT Community Center, where he addressed the complex politics that formed Philadelphia’s Bicentennial celebration and the response from the LGBTQ community.

Marc Stein is the Jamie and Phyllis Pasker Professor of History at San Francisco State University. A former Philadelphia resident, Stein studied history at the University of Pennsylvania. His books on LGBTQ history include City of Sisterly and Brotherly Loves, Sexual Injustice and Rethinking the Gay and Lesbian Movement. His latest, The Stonewall Riots: A Documentary History, will be published later this month.