When: Friday, May 12 / 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
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LGBT Activism in Charles Village

Friday, May 12 ยท 1 – 1:30pm EDT


Join Baltimore Architecture Foundation and Baltimore Heritage for a special virtual history presentation…

Charles Village, adjacent to Johns Hopkins University and long the home of civically and politically active residents, was also the home of many of the earliest LGBT activists during the 1970s and 1980s. On Friday May 12 at 1:00 p.m. join Baltimore Heritage volunteer Richard Oloizia on a virtual tour through Charles Village to learn about early efforts in Baltimore to build a more open LGBT community.

Meet the Speaker

Richard Oloizia is a historian, a former Enoch Pratt Free Library employee, and an LGBT leader in Baltimore. He has lead LGBT heritage walking tours for Baltimore Heritage for over a decade.